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METHODS OF TEACHING: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF TEACHING SCIENCE

Unit : 1 Theoretical foundations of Science Education (a) Concept and nature of Science and its content (Facts, Generalizations, Concepts, Theory, Cause and Effect relationship, Principles) and significance of Science teaching. (b) Competence of Science Teacher (c) General objectives and Specific objectives in terms of behavioral change of learner at secondary level Unit : 2 Planning of lesson, Teaching-Learning aids, General Science laboratory and Learning Resources (a) Lesson Planning focusing on practice of (Only for Practice) Preparing Learning centered activities Practical implementation of Science Historical development Concept development

(b) (1) Teaching Learning aids Need and Importance of Teaching Learning aids Improvised Teaching Learning aids

(2) Planning and Educational Importance of general Science Laboratory. (c) (1) Learning Resources like Botanical garden, Sky observation, Aquarium, Community Science Centre (only activity and visit) (2) Science Club (objectives, organization, activities) Unit : 3 Maxims, Methods and Approaches in Teaching Science (a) Maxims of Teaching Science 1) Known to unknown 2) Part to whole 3) Concrete to abstract (b) Methods of Teaching Science 1) Experimental method 2) Project method 3) Heuristic method (c) Approaches of Teaching Science 1) Metacognitive approach 2) Inductive approach 3) Constructivist approach

CONTENT

Unit : 4 Chemistry Standard : 8 Chapter 5 Transformation of matter Chapter 7 Carbon Chapter 8 Structure of atom Standard : 9 Chapter 10 The periodic classification of elements Standard:10 Chapter 10 Metals Chapter 11 Non-metals

Unit : 5 Physics Standard : 8 Chapter 10 Magnetism Standard : 9 Chapter 2 Motion Chapter 3 Force Chapter 4 Gravitation Standard:10 Chapter 1 An introduction to Nanotechnology Chapter 2 Light: Reflection and Refraction Chapter 4 Electricity

Unit : 6 Biology Standard : 8 Chapter 12 Micro-organisms Standard : 9 Chapter 14 Cell and cell structure Chapter 21 Human diseases Standard:10 Chapter 17 Heredity and evolution Chapter 18 Environment and Environmental problems


				
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