- School: Grand Canyon University Online
- Degree: Bachelors
- Subject: K-12 Education
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For students that already have a strong background or interest in science a Bachelor of Science in elementary education with a focus or specialization in science will be an ideal course of study. The program prepares students with the theory and knowledge to teach children from kindergarten through grade six the practical applications of science within their world. Graduates may work as elementary science specialists, general elementary classroom teachers or as consultants or resource teachers for other elementary teachers in the school or school district.
The use of technology in the elementary science classroom, the use of games, activities and hands-on projects and the ability to motivate students to have an interest in science will be developed throughout the degree program. Specific training in chemistry, biology, earth sciences as well as environment science will teach methodologies and current practices in elementary science teaching.