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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ECE 315 Science Methods

3 Credits

In Science Methods, students explore science theory, practice, and pedagogy that are based upon children’s cognitive development that is appropriate at the PK-4 grade levels. Contemporary science education research and practice, as articulated in Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science and Technology, Environment and Ecology (STEE), STEE Anchor Assessments, Benchmarks for Science Literacy, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and The National Science Education Standards, published by the National Research Council, are also analyzed.

Prerequisite(s): ECE 101  / EDU 101  

NOTE: There is a required field component for this course.  All students are required to have valid clearances to participate in field experience.  Students may not take ECE 315 Science Methods unless they have been officially accepted to the Early Elementary (PK-4) and Special Education (PK-8) major. 

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