Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDE 680 Science Curriculum in the Elementary School

3 lecture hours, 1 conference hour; 4 credits. This course examines the elementary school science curriculum. A particular focus is the New York State Curriculum and its connections to broader curriculum standards promulgated by national groups such as the National Science Teachers Association and National Academy of Science. The development of content topics and process skills across grades 1-6 is emphasized and articulation with the middle school science curriculum is addressed. Prerequisite: Matriculation in Sequence I of the Graduate Elementary Education Program or EDE 604 or equivalent.