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SCED 3308   Foundatns of Elementary Sci. I   SCED 3308 Foundations of Elementary Science I (3-0) First course in a series of two in required science content sequence for preservice elementary and middle school teachers. Topics covered will include the following TEA science competencies: History & Nature of Science; Impact of Science; Concepts & Processes; Forces & Motion; Physical & chemical Properties; Energy & Interactions; Energy Transformation & Conservation; Structure & Function of Living Things; Reproduction & the Mechanisms of Heredity. Emphasis on problem-solving as a pedagogical tool with integration of manipulative-based explorations. For elementary education majors only. Offered fall. Equivalent courses: SCER 3308.