Course: Project teaching in physics at the elementary school

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Course title Project teaching in physics at the elementary school
Course code KFY/PVF
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hejsková Pavlína, Mgr. PhD.
  • Erhartová Vladimíra, RNDr.
Course content
1. Introduction to project education in Physics class. 2. Projects on the topic Matter and body. 3. Projects on the topic of Body motion. 4. Projects´presentation. 5. Projects on the topic Mechanical properties of fluids. 6. Projects on the topic Energy. 7. Projects´presentation. 8. Projects on the topic Sound phenomena. 9. Projects´presentation. 10. Projects on the topic Electromagnetic and light phenomena. 11. Projects´presentation. 12. Projects on the topic Universe. 13. Projects´presentation. 14. Records, homework presentation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Demonstration, Project teaching
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Students learn how to plan and implement the project as an organic part of teaching physics. The content of the class is the specific projects fulfilling the requirements of FEP EE on education in physics.
Students will learn how to prepare and implement the project as a part of teaching process in physics.
Fundamental course in Physics, Course in didactics of physics

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral presentation of self-study

Full attendance (Substitute exercise is required in case of absence), active participation in class and documentation of completed projects, submitting of homework.
Recommended literature
  • KOLÁŘOVÁ, R., BOHUNĚK, J. Fyzika pro 6. ročník ZŠ. Praha: Prometheus, 1998.
  • KOLÁŘOVÁ, R., BOHUNĚK, J. Fyzika pro 7. ročník ZŠ. Praha: Prometheus, 2002.
  • KOLÁŘOVÁ, R., BOHUNĚK, J. Fyzika pro 8. ročník ZŠ. Praha: Prometheus, 1999.
  • KOLÁŘOVÁ, R., BOHUNĚK, J. Fyzika pro 9. ročník ZŠ. Praha: Prometheus, 2008.

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