Teach Science Inquiry in the Primary Classroom

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Share the joy of scientific discovery with your primary students by using a science inquiry framework.
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
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Learning Areas

General Description

In this course, you will experience a framework that will drive your students’ desire to participate in science lessons. You will build your confidence and skills by learning:

- How to teach the Science Inquiry Skills strand of the curriculum.
- How to involve your students in interesting science investigations.
- How other teachers use science inquiry in their classroom.
- How to download science lesson plans and worksheets for the year level/s you teach.

Audience

Primary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

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Teaching Standards

2.5.2 Proficient Level – Literacy and numeracy strategies
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

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Accreditation

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.5.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
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Sessions

Introduction

5 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

Science in the Primary Curriculum

35 minutes

Learn about the Science Inquiry strand of the curriculum.

How to Teach Science Inquiry

35 minutes

Discover a teaching framework through fun activities

Your Teaching

35 minutes

Download lesson plans and hear teaching tips

Reflection

10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning and next steps.

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About the team



Cool Australia

Creator

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.