Science behind the Planet Earth and Beyond

Course code 76304

This online course is designed for in-service school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of science.

It provides you with an enjoyable experience of “doing science” and builds confidence in your knowledge of fundamental geology and astronomy concepts that underpin the science curriculum strand “The Planet Earth and Beyond”, and your understandings about the Nature of Science. This online course enables you to assess the effectiveness of particular learning resources and learning experiences in extending children’s understandings about the Nature of Science and the Planet Earth and Beyond.

Fee free offer

Courses offered under OP7611 Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) Level 7 qualifications are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information.

Please note: This fee free offer applies only to the Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum). The fee free offer does not apply when enrolling in single courses under our Course Only (Certificate of Proficiency) option.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.