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

  • James Edward Lilly
  • Rudy F. Sirochman
Keywords: Science, Education, Innovative, Curriculum, Physical Science, Elementary

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

James Edward Lilly
Arkansas Tech University
Rudy F. Sirochman
The University of Southern Mississippi
Published
2000-01-01
Section
Articles