ISCI 6502: Astronomy & Earth Science for Teachers (4)
Lecture: 3, Lab: 2, Other: 0
This inquiry-based content and laboratory course is designed specifically for high school and middle grades teachers. Lectures are given on the basics of teaching geology, earth science and astronomy. Corresponding activities are presented using rocks, minerals, stream tables, weather instruments and astronomy tools. Activities are tied to the Georgia Performance Standards and the National Science Education Standards. Teachers will analyze the concepts and models of earth science with emphasis on concept development.