1. SAVITRIBAI PHULE PUNE
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONANDEXTENSION
NAME:SONAL RAJENDRA CHAUKATE
COURSE:BSC.B.ED 3RD YEAR
SUBJECT:E-LEARNING AND EDUCATIONAL
TOPIC: PLACE OF SCIENCE IN SCHOOL
SUBJECT TEACHER: MR. MAHESH MALI SIR.
ROLL NO. 09
2. PLACE OF SCIENCE IN
“Curriculum is the tool in the hands of
the artist(the teacher)to mould his
material (the pupil) according to his
ideals(aims and objectives) in his
From this it is evident that curriculum
is concerned with guiding the teachers
3. Hence, curriculum is undoubtedly the
heart of the school and the soul of the
whole process of education.
4. DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE
EDUCATION IN INDIA
A few decades back, science was given a
step-motherly treatment and was
considered to be a subject meant for less
promising students. The more promising
students were encouraged to study the
Classics and Mathematics as they were
considered as more worthy and suitable
Science has now established its claim to
be placed in the school curriculum.
Now science has been recognized as a
5. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM
The school system in India has four levels:
•Lower primary(age 6 to 10 years),
•Upper primary(11 to 13 years),
•Secondary (14 and 15 years) and
•Higher secondary (17 and 18 years).
6. The aims of teaching chemical
science are different for
different levels of Education.
1. PRIMARY SCHOOL LEVEL:
At this level the importance should be on the
child’s environment- namely social, physical
Development the habit of observation,
and systematic way of thinking.
Developing neat and orderly habits.
Inculcation of habits of healthy living.
In classes I and II importance should be on
cleanliness and formation of healthy habits.
7. 2. SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL:
At this stage science should be taught as a
discipline of mind and a preparation for higher
At the lower secondary classes, physics,
chemistry, biology and earth science should
be taught as compulsory subjects.
Developing the ability to reach
generalizations and to apply them for solving
everyday problem should be developed.
Interest should be developed in scientific
Children should be inspired by stories about
scientists and their discoveries.
8. 3) HIGHER SECONDARY LEVEL:
To familiarize the pupil with the world in
which he lives and to make him understand
the impact of science on society so as to
enable to adjust himself to his
To enable him to develop scientific
9. PLACE OF SCIENCE IN
At the secondary stage the students
should be engaged in learning chemistry as
a composite discipline, in working with
hands and tools to design more advanced
technological modules hand at the upper
primary stage surrounding environment and
Systematic experimentation as a tool to
discovery/verify theoretical principles, and
working on locally significant projects
involving science and technology are to be
important parts of the curriculum at this
10. •Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
includes gaining knowledge about Food,
Materials, the World of the Living, How
Things Work, Moving Things, People and
Ideas, Natural Phenomenon and Natural
11. •The focus is on knowledge and skills to
develop a scientific attitude and to use and
apply such knowledge for improving the
quality of life
•This learning can be used to analyze,
Evaluate, synthesize and create.
12. •Student should understand and
appreciate the physical, biological and
technological world and acquire the
knowledge and develop attitude, skills and
values to make rational decisions in
relation to it.
•Philosophy of science continued to
remain engaged with the meaning,
methodology and values of science.
• Science in its integrated approach
imparts the knowledge how to live a life in
harmony with the environment, the branch
of the natural sciences dealing with the
composition of substances and their
properties and reactions.
•Methods of science, interdependence of
various components of environment, cyclic
utilization of major elements and its