The aim of this unit is to prepare students to become confident in foundational concepts of Science Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). This unit focuses on developing knowledge of STEM through hands-on and minds-on activities that develop confidence, creativity, and communication skills. The STEM content is reflective of the “Big Ideas of Science”. Throughout this unit you will be provided with many opportunities to develop an appreciation of the role of STEM in everyday life and familiarise yourself with the core ideas and practices that scientists, technologists, mathematicians and engineers use in creating knowledge about the world. By participating in hands-on and minds-on instructional pedagogies, you will learn how evidence-based resources are used to explore foundational STEM concepts in an educational context.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Links to recommended readings and resources for this unit will be provided to students via the Learning Management System (VU Collaborate)
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):