Course: Methods of School Experiments, Observation and Shows

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Course title Methods of School Experiments, Observation and Shows
Course code KBI/DID52
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Petr Jan, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Theory and methodology of school experiments, observation and shows. Analysis, preparation, realisation and evaluation of particular experiments, observation and shows in accordance with actual curricular documents of science education at lower secondary school.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Monitoring, Demonstration, Laboratory
Learning outcomes
The aims of the subject are encompassment of management and methods of nature experiments, observation and shows at school. Philosophy of the subject is next: student will analyze the experiment (observation, show), prepare of detailed routine and useful documents and materials (worksheets, etc.) and realise of the listed activities. He/she will analyse of the activities results.
The graduate is able to ground, practise and analyse of simple school experiments in nature history. He/She is able to do these presented activities in accordance with knowledge of educational programme, content of textbooks or other curricular documents.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's work activities (technical works)

Encompassment of management and methods of nature experiments, observation and shows at school. Elaboration of worksheets, protocols and other materials for single practice. Supervision of materials in the end of semester.
Recommended literature
  • Altmann A., Lišková E.:. Praktikum ze zoologie. SPN, Praha. 1979.
  • Baer H. W.:. Biologické pokusy ve škole. Praha, SPN. 1968.
  • Hadač E. a kol.:. Praktická cvičení z botaniky. Praha, SPN. 1967.
  • Jeřábek J., Tupý J. (eds.):. RVP ZV. VÚP, Praha. 142 s. (případně nové aktualizované verze RVP) 2002.
  • Kukenthal W., Renner M.:. Leitfaden für das Zoologische Praktikum. Jena, Gustav Fischer. 1999.
  • Molish H., Biebl R.:. Praktická cvičení a pokusy s rostlinami bez přístrojů. Praha, SPN. 1975.
  • Petty G.:. Moderní vyučování. Portál, Praha. 384 s. 1996.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter