|Required Sequence: CHEM 241 & CHEM242
|Certificates: Civic Engagement, The Study of Education|
|Course Cluster: Education Studies Minor, Service-Learning|
This service-learning course will focus on designing and implementing original, effective, and engaging science-based lesson plans for elementary age children in an afterschool program setting at five local elementary schools. The classroom component includes writing, testing, and critiquing lesson plans and organizing a once-a-semester event, Science Saturday. Members of the class are required to volunteer weekly, co-lead Science Saturday, complete individual work, and organize meetings for projects outside of class.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Participants will be evaluated on the basis of the activities they develop, participation in classroom discussions, active participation in weekly volunteer work as well as Science Saturday and completion of other classroom assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Permission of instructor will give preference to persons who have volunteered with Wesleyan Science Outreach. Entry into the class requires a substantial background in science and experience working with children.
|Instructor(s): Roberts,Andrea Voth,Greg A. Times: ..T.... 04:25PM-05:55PM; Location: SHAN201; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 15
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|