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    Western Michigan University
   
 
  Jan 21, 2018
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOS 4500 - Teaching & Learning Earth Science


This course is designed for future grades 6-12 teachers of earth science. Course content includes: inquiry-based laboratory activities, use of models and computer simulations, use of authentic earth science data sets, and outdoor teaching. Students will also improve their understanding of earth science topics relevant to middle and high school settings.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: GEOS 2320 and GEOG 2250 and [(Phys 1030 and PHYS 1040) OR (PHYS 1050 and PHYS 1060)], all with a grade of “C” or better. Any of these courses may be taken concurrently.

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: Class meets 4.5 hours per week. Weekly observation of local area classroom teachers is required.
When Offered: Fall



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