This unit of study is to be undertaken by double method science preservice teachers. This unit builds upon concurrent study of the integration of the Science as a Human Endeavour strand in the National Science Curriculum. The focus of this unit is to extend preservice teachers' understanding of some significant issues in the history and philosophy of science and the Nature of Science in supporting the development of quality learning experiences in science classes.
1x1-hr lecture/week, 2x2-hr seminars/wk for 7 weeks
3000wd essay including presentation (50%) and peer presentation (25%) and 1500wd reflection (25%).