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  1. Learning Resources 6 items
    1. Prescribed text 1 item
      1. Teaching primary science constructively 2018

        Book Required This is the set text for this subject. The library holds print copies at each campus library in High Demand in addition to the eBook linked here.

    2. Recommended resources 5 items
      1. Education for sustainability in the primary curriculum: a guide for teachers - Michael Littledyke, Neil Taylor, Chris Eames 2009

        Book Recommended

      2. Learning and teaching primary science - Angela Fitzgerald 2013

        Book Recommended

  2. Module 1: What is Science? 3 items
    1. Teaching primary science constructively 2018

      Book Recommended Read Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4.

    2. Backward design 21/4/2016

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  3. Module 2: Physics 19 items
    1. Teaching primary science: promoting enjoyment and developing understanding - Peter Loxley 2018, ©2018

      Book Required Read Chapter 20: Forces and motion

    2. A study of common beliefs and misconceptions in physical science - Mary Stein, Timothy G. Larrabee, Charles R. Barman 2008-3

      Article Recommended

    3. Children's Misconceptions in Primary Science: A Survey of teachers' views - Karen Pine, David Messer, Kate St. John 05/2001

      Article Recommended

    4. Operation Physics: Children's science misconceptions - Operation Physics Elementary / middleschool physics education outreach project

      Webpage Recommended

    5. Teaching primary science constructively 2018

      Book Required Read Chapters 5 (Energy) and 6 (Electricity).

    6. Teaching primary science: promoting enjoyment and developing understanding - Peter Loxley 2018, ©2018

      Book Required Read Chapters 19: Electricity and magnetism, 21: Light and 22: Sound.

    7. The impact of an integrated approach to science and literacy in elementary school classrooms - Gina N. Cervetti, Jacqueline Barber, Rena Dorph, P. David Pearson 05/2012

      Article Recommended

    8. Optional material 4 items
      1. Project-based and Problem-based learning - Suha R. Tamim, Michael M. Grant 2013

        Webpage Recommended

  4. Module 3: Science-Based excursions/PD/STEM programs 1 item
    1. Teaching primary science constructively 2018

      Book Required Please read: Chapter 3 - pp. 101-104 (STEM implementation + p. 248 (STEM example) + p. 423 (engineering example), Chapter 4 - p. 115 (meeting scientists - incursions), Chapter 5 - pp. 174 - 177 (Solar boat challenge), pp. 181-189 (Climate Change), Chapter 8 - pp. 272-275, pp. 290-291 (Planning and assessing habitat activities), pp. 305-306 (Plant Trails), pp. 310-311 (Sustainability), Chapter 11 - p. 407 (Extraordinary and engaging science), pp. 465 (NIght sky), Chapter 12 - pp. 446-455 (Experiential learning, tasks and investigations), pp. 465 (NIght sky), Chapter 13 - p. 502 (Weathering, erosion, landforms), pp. 505-506 (Fossils), Chapter 14 - p. 548 (Changes through the day and year), pp. 551-552 (Wind strength), pp. 553-555 (Teaching Outdoors).

  5. Module 4: Biology 6 items
    1. Teaching primary science constructively 2018

      Book Required Read Chapter 8: Living Things and Environments. pp. 268-317 and Chapter 9: Living Things Growth & Survival. pp. 318-344.

  6. Module 5: Chemistry 1 item
  7. Module 6: Earth and Space Science 1 item
  8. Further recommended resources 10 items
    1. Theory & Pedagogy 5 items
      1. Elementary science methods: a constructivist approach - David Jerner Martin 2012

        Book Recommended

    2. Content Development 4 items
    3. Teaching children science: a discovery approach - Donald A. DeRosa, Joseph Abruscato 2019

      Book Recommended