Today, we are providing you the Science Pedagogy Questions, which help you to command over this subjects.Taught many interesting science information and add some fun in a science teaching learning process.This section is not only important for CTET exam
but also for other TET Exam
i.e UPTET, PTET, REET,HTET etc. So, we will provide you the questions which will help you in preparing for Exam.
Q1. ‘Good science education’ should fulfill some basic validity. Which one of the following validities is most appropriately fulfilled by the concept of ‘shadow formation’ in class VI syllabus at upper primary level?
Q2. On the basis of recommendations of national curriculum framework (NCF) 2005, NCERT textbooks in science lay greater emphasis on
(A) giving active learning experience to students
(B) teaching scientific terms’ exact definitions
(C) preventing rote learning
(D) upholding sharp boundaries between different domains of science curriculum
Identify the pair that represents the combination of correct statements given above.
(a) (A) and (B)
(b) (A) and (C)
(c) (C) and (D)
(d) (B) and (C)
Q3. Which of the following is among the principles proposed by NCF, 2005 for the development of curriculum ?
(a) Making examinations more flexible and integrating them with classroom life
(b) Ensuring that the learning takes place unhurriedly to relieve the stress on students
(c) Ensuring the preclusion of controversial
(d) Updating the level of learning to the international level
Q4. Practical work in science may be given due emphasis in order to
(a) improve the percentage of marks obtained by the students
(b) help the student develop the habit of maintaining written records
(c) keep proper check on punctuality and regularity of students
(d) help the students verify the theoretical concepts
Q5. Which of the following is not a process of science ?
(a) Observing the pattern of arrangement of leaves on the branch of a rose plant
(b) Copying answers to questions written on the blackboard and learning them by rote
(c) Setting up the apparatus in order to measure the boiling point of water
(d) Measuring the angle of reflection through a plane mirror every time the angle of incidence is changed
Q6. Questions like ‘name states in our country, which are more likely to experience earthquakes’ or ‘name three states in India in which cyclones come almost every year’ or ‘suggest five safety measures that one should follow when an earthquake occurs’ provide which type of validity to the content ?
(a) Process validity
(b) Ethical validity
(c) Environmental validity
(d) Cognitive validity
Q7. In the NCERT’s science textbook for class VI, the following assignment has been given under the heading ‘Some Suggested Activities’
“Read and find out about Alessandro Volta who invented the electric cell. You may also find out about Thomas Alva Edison who invented the electric bulb.” The purpose of giving this assignment is
(a) to encourage the habit of reading in the students
(b) to make students appreciate the roles of different scientists who have contributed to the development of science and technology.
(c) to keep the students engaged in exploratory activities even outside the classroom
(d) to judge formative assessment of students
Q8. NCF 2005 states “Good science education is true to life”, what does it mean ?
(a) Science education should deal with all the problems that students face in their life.
(b) Science education should be related to the environment of the students and prepare them for the world. It should promote concerns about preservation of the environment among the students.
(c) Science education should enable the students to live a comfortable life.
(d) Science education should help the students to get rid of all biases and prejudices.
Q9. NCF-2005 states “Good science education is true to science”, what does it mean?
(a) Science education should teach only the science content and should not relate it to other subjects.
(b) Only true science should be taught and students should take it seriously and memorise everything that is being taught.
(c) Science education should convey its content at a suitable level and engage the child in learning the procedures of obtaining and validating scientific knowledge.
(d) Science education should be given properly, using the laboratory facilities.
Q10. What does cognitive validity mean ?
(a) Content of the curriculum must be significant and scientifically correct.
(b) Science teaching should enable the learner to know how science evolved with reliable theories.
(c)Science content should be age appropriate so that children can understand them and the way of teaching should be according to the level of the child.
(d) Curriculum of science should enable the learner to appreciate the issues related to science, technology and society.
S1. Ans.(d) Cognitive Validity – age appropriate and within understanding level of student.
Content Validity – scientifically correct content.
Process Validity – nurture curiosity and creativity in learners.
Historical Validity – science as a social enterprise and how science evolves with time.
Environmental Validity – wider context of learner’s environment.
Ethical Validity – promote values and develop a concern for protecting environment.
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