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EDMT5008 - Teaching Science & Technology with Toys
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 2 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.041666667
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Teacher/Coordinator: Christine Preston

Classes: 6x2-hr science practical workshop

Assessment: oral presentation (30%) and 1500wd essay (70%)

This unit of study encourages students to develop innovative strategies for utilising toys to improve science and technology outcomes in primary age children. While the unit focuses on the value of learning through enjoyable tasks with familiar objects, it also stresses that teaching in the science and technology key learning area must focus on the development of conceptual understanding in combination with learning processes.
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