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GLG 202: Earth Science for Elementary Teachers

This course utilizes laboratory activities, lecture and projects to present the content and methodology necessary for success in teaching earth science in the elementary classroom. Topics include the formation of the solar system, minerals, rocks, geologic time, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, water, oceans, environmental issues, climate change and weather. Teaching methodology includes developing lesson plans and presenting lessons from those plans.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
30
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
75

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