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ECD 133 - Science & Math Concepts

Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course includes an overview of pre-number and science concepts developmentally-appropriate for young children. Emphasis is on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally-appropriate activities utilizing a variety of methods and materials.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 , MAT 100  and RDG 100  with a minimum grade of C.
Corequisite(s): Take ECD 102  with a minimum grade of C. 
Course Topics:
  • Mathematics Process Standards/Mathematical Practices
  • Mathematics Content Standards
  • Number and Number Operations
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Algebraic Thinking
  • Data Analysis
  • Science Process Skills
  • Life, Physical, Health, Earth and Environmental Science

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Container with dividers for handouts, activities, etc.
  • 4 x 6 index cards
  • Other misc. supplies

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Utilize appropriate media, materials, techniques, and methods during development of science and math activities. (NAEYC 4c, 5a, 5c)
  2. Evaluate age appropriate science and math activities. (NAEYC 4b)
  3. Integrate science and math activities into various areas of the preschool program. (NAEYC 4b, 4c, 5a, 5c)
  4. Plan, implement, and evaluate age-appropriate science and math activities. (NAEYC 4c, 4d, 5c)
  5. Prepare and organize resources for curriculum use in science and math. (NAEYC 4c, 4d, 5c)
  6. Create and demonstrate science and math experiences that are important and relevant to preschool children. (NAEYC 4b, 4c, 5b, 5c)

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