An Innovative College Curriculum Model for Teaching Physical Science to Pre-Service Elementary Teachers

James Edward Lilly , Rudy F. Sirochman


We introduce a curriculum model for teaching physical science to the pre-service elementary school teacher entitled Powerful Ideas in Physical Science (PIPS). This model was developed by members of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and is inquiry, hands-on, and discrepant-event based.


Science; Education; Innovative; Curriculum; Physical Science; Elementary

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