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Course Description    

This course will help you build your confidence and skills to teach science to children, from birth to 5 years old. You will discover how to use science experiments and teachable moments to develop the scientific thinking of children and help them achieve EYLF outcomes.

You’ll learn:

  • How to involve children in simple science experiments.

  • How to develop the scientific thinking of children of different ages.

  • How science is linked to EYLF outcomes.

  • Where to download teaching resources that you can use right away


Early Learning teachers

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Inspire Young Scientists in your Learning Room

    • Science Education

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Task: Set a Learning Goal

  • 2

    Module 2: Science in Early Learning

    • Exploring the World

    • Using a Constructivist Approach

    • Science in the EYLF

  • 3

    Module 3: Teach Snappy Science - Part 1

    • About the Experiments

    • Creating Shadows

    • Creating Shadows - Provocations

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 4

    Module 4: Teach Snappy Science - Part 2

    • Human Sundial

    • Human Sundial - Explanation

    • Melting Ice

    • Melting Ice - Explanation

    • Recipe for Teaching

    • Water Play Ideas

    • Task: Water Play Ideas

    • Water Painting Provocations

    • Be a Science Role Model

  • 5

    Module 5: Your Teaching

    • EYLF Teaching Resources

  • 6

    Module 6: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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