Course - Chemistry in primary school (1-7) - MGLU5108
MGLU5108 - Chemistry in primary school (1-7)
Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021
The course deals with selected topics for chemistry in primary school. These may include: chemistry in everyday life, cultivation of greenery in school projects, composting, nutrients and minerals and environmental and chemical analysis. In this course the students will also be trained to run a science lab designed for primary school, including safe storage and organisation of relevant equipment and chemicals. The students will be introduced to a relevant research field in chemistry through an excursion to a research group.
- has knowledge about chemical properties and processes in soil that have an effect on plant growth
- has knowledge of at least one current chemistry research topic
- has knowledge of proper organization of chemistry equipment and chemicals for science activities for primary school.
- can use chemical analyses relevant to primary school
- can organize and carry out science teaching from a chemistry perspective with the local environment around the pupil as a starting point
- can take responsibility for procurement, storage and handling of chemicals and chemistry equipment for the science classroom
- is aware of the role of chemistry within the big ideas in science / core elements of science and can facilitate good progression within these
- can evaluate relevant methods and teaching materials for teaching chemistry in primary school
Learning methods and activities
- Laboratory activities
- Exercises, both individually and in groups
- Excursion to a research group
- Field excursion with sampling and analysis
Further on evaluation
- Laboratory activities (75 % attendance)
Assessment method: Practical exam
Limited admission to classes.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7)
Recommended previous knowledge
Minimum 60 credits science and/or science education.
Course material will mainly be journal papers or book chapters in Norwegian or English.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Teacher Education
- Life Sciences
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"