edu5sts sustainability thinking (science)



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop skills to teach science and sustainability in primary schools by exploring the scope of concepts, principles and issues in sustainability from a science perspective. Students research and analyse a current sustainability issue from which they develop unit plans and resources for teaching in a primary school. Students will be involved in online and experiential learning activities. Interdisciplinary components are expected in the approach to this subject.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPrem Kurup

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Learning resources


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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate the complexities of sustainability education with particular attention to science, using key issues and systemic awareness.

Sustainability Education (Developed online resource)

02. Identify and apply contemporary pedagogical approaches for teaching science and sustainability literacy.

Resources based on sustainability and sustainability projects in Schools

03. Analyse a current sustainability issue using a science focus and multidisciplinary awareness.

La Trobe University Wildlife Sanctuary and/or Envizi data access, interpretation and development into creative tools

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