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Courses in Science Education

CHEM 180: Sharing Chemistry with the Community
A Service-Learning experience for students to share chemistry through demonstrations with the community, both with K-12 students and the general public.  Go to http://www.chem.duke.edu/outreach/109.php for more information.

COMPSCI 149S: Teaching with Robots
Students will develop a variety of projects using LEGO robot kits. The course also has a service-learning component where participants will mentor local middle and high school students on mobile robot projects as part of the Duke/Durham Public Schools Robotics Program. No prior programming or computer science experience is required.

EDUC 407S: Teaching Practice in Elementary Math and Science
Research-based teaching practices with emphasis on the influence of science, mathematics, and technology in social issues and shaping teacher decision making about teaching and learning.

EDUC 409S: Elementary Curriculum
Development and evaluation of elementary curriculum with emphasis on integrating the arts with literacy, math, social studies and the sciences.

EDUC 410S: Research/Reflective Practices in Elementary Education
Classroom-based action research and structured reflection to promote the development of inquiry-oriented teachers.

EDUC 495: Teaching High School Science
Secondary School curriculum and instruction with focus on teaching of science, special emphasis placed on meeting the needs of high school students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

PHARM 293: Research Independent Study in Science Education
Students engage in a research project that involves development of curricular materials and assessment of learning. Satisfies a service-learning designation. Go to rise.duke.edu for more information.

PHARM 693/694: Research Independent Study in Science Education
Students engage in a research project that involves development of curricular materials and assessment of learning. Satisfies a service-learning designation. Go to rise.duke.edu for more information.