COURSE PRO FORMA

Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Perguruan dengan Kepujian (Sains Pendidikan Rendah) Course Title Course Code Credit Contact Hours Medium of Instruction Pre-requisite to entry Learning Outcomes Thinking and Working Scientifically (Berfikir dan Bekerja Secara Saintifik) SCE3106 3 (3 + 0) 45 hours English None

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Develop a critical appreciation of the basic and integrated science process skills and their practice in the teaching of science in primary schools. 2. Demonstrate competence in designing approaches that support children in developing their science procedural skills and understanding. 3. Explain manipulative skills as psychomotor processes which are developed through scientific investigation. Synopsis This course discusses thinking and working scientifically, primary science teaching, acquiring manipulative skills, the basic science process skills and integrated science process skills. Kursus ini membincangkan tentang berfikir dan bekerja secara saintifik, pengajaran sains sekolah rendah, memperolehi kemahiran manipulatif, kemahiran proses sains asas dan kemahiran proses sains bersepadu. . Topic Content Primary Science Teaching • Why should we teach science in primary schools? Acquiring manipulative skills: • Types and units of measurements • Use and handle science apparatus • Draw diagrams and apparatus accurately Acquiring manipulative skills: • Handling specimens correctly and carefully • Clean science apparatus correctly • Store science apparatus and laboratory Hours

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(1995).. Iowa: Kendall / Hunt Publishing Company. H. (Ed. Learning and assessing SCIENCE process skills (3rd edition). J.. Ramsey J. Bailer.J. K. Sprague C.E. Fiel. Rezba. Ramig. R. USA: Good Apple. Teaching science process skills. (2004).substances correctly and safely 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 The Basic Science Process Skills • Observing The Basic Science Process Skills • Classifying The Basic Science Process Skills • Communicating The Basic Science Process Skills • Predicting The Basic Science Process Skills • Measuring and using numbers The Basic Science Process Skills • Space-time relationship The Basic Science Process Skills • Inferring Integrated Science Process Skills • Identifying and controlling variables Integrated Science Process Skills • Defining operationally Integrated Science Process Skills • Interpreting Data Integrated Science Process Skills • Formulating and testing hypothesis Integrated Science Process Skills • Experimenting Total Assessment Main References Course work 50% Examination 50% Skamp.M.). R. (1995)..L. Funk.. Australia: Thomson Learning.). J.. J.. Teaching primary science constructively (2nd ed. Berkuatkuasa mulai Januari 2007 Kemaskini 15 Disember 2009 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 14 3 15 3 45 . Melbourne.

The science of toys and tricks. Volume 1. (2004). A. J. Constructing early childhood science. Tytler. Poh Swee Hiang. Melbourne: Deakin University. (2000). New York: Thompson Learning. Science experiments you can eat. Activities book. Berkuatkuasa mulai Januari 2007 Kemaskini 15 Disember 2009 .Additional references Klindworth. Pedagogy of science. Melbourne: Deakin University.Kuala Lumpur: Kumpulan Budiman Sdn. Bhd. Albany. D. Martin. T. (2005). (2001).