Natural Science and Technology in the Intermediate Phase: Energy and Change
Qualification / Course Information
Six months or 25 contact hours.
15 SACE PD points upon successful completion
Musgrave (Durban), Centurion (Pretoria) & Waterfall (Midrand)
The purpose of this short-course is to provide teachers with the subject content knowledge and the practical knowledge to develop scientific skills and concepts among their learners.
This course sets out to support intermediate phase teachers to engage their learners in relevant practical science activities relating to the strand of energy and change in natural science. Moreover, the course is integrated with the systems and control strand in technology to provide a holistic approach to the teaching of natural science and technology.
Unit 1: Energy as a Property of Objects and Systems
Unit 2: Energy Forms and Uses
Unit 3: Energy and Change
Unit 4: Energy and Electricity
Unit 5: Systems for Moving Things