Introduces dimensions of science instruction that facilitate student learning in elementary schools. Attention is given to the skills necessary for placing learners in the position of investigator, planning and teaching inquiry-based lessons, and conducting formative and summative assessment. Emphasis is on aligning to state and national science education standards and initiatives, such as STEM education and environmental literacy. Includes clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Elementary Major Prerequisites: ELED 320, 330, 340, 350, 398. Double Major Prerequisites: ECED 356, 366, ELED 330, 499. Three hours per week with enhancement.