2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCIE 650 - Earth and Space Science for Science Educators


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course covers the advanced content knowledge that a secondary Earth Science teacher is expected to know and understand. Topics include basic scientific principles of Earth and space sciences, tectonics and internal Earth processes, Earth materials and surface processes, history of the Earth and its lifeforms, Earth’s atmosphere and hydrosphere, and astronomy. In addition, teaching science is not just about covering content. This course will help science educators provide tools for students to understand the Nature of Science; how science is done; and how science impacts society.


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