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Course Description

This course will help you understand how STEM education can be used to address the intended outcomes of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

 You’ll learn:

  • What STEM is

  • How STEM can be used to solve real world problems and how to define a problem that STEM can help to solve

  • What the UN Sustainable Development Goals are

  • How STEM can be used to meet the challenges of sustainable development How you can bring the UN Sustainability Goals into your classroom using STEM.

Target Audience

Primary and secondary teachers

Teaching Standards

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:  Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Start Here

    • About This Course

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Reflection Task

    • Meet your STEM Expert

  • 2

    Module 2 - STEM in the Real World

    • Solving Real-World Problems using STEM

    • How can Real-World Problems be solved with STEM?

    • STEM for Social Good

  • 3

    Module 3 - STEM for Sustainable Development

    • Keeping it Real for Kids

    • The UN Sustainable Development Goals

    • The Importance of putting Sustainability at the Centre

    • Science and Sustainable Development

    • Reflection Task -

  • 4

    Module 4 - STEM Builds Student Skills

    • Bringing the Sustainable Development Goals into your Classroom

    • Defining the Problem

    • What are some Strategies I can use to Define a Problem

    • Do I understand how to Define a Problem?

    • Critical Thinking and STEM

    • Why is Critical Thinking important?

    • Teaching Tips

  • 5

    Module 5 - Your STEM Teaching

    • Quick Check-in

    • Reflection Task

    • Teaching Resources

  • 6

    Module 6 - Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Reflection Task -

    • Your Next Steps

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