College of Natural and Health Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Six-week summer course introducing motivated high school students to STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) concepts through integrated, engaging experiences. Coursework helps clarify interests and build critical STEM skills. Consent of instructor, letter graded, participation fee required.
Prerequisite: ENG 122. This course will prepare students to be able to communicate effectively in a variety of mediums (written, oral, and digital) as educators about scientific practices. Ideal for pre-service teachers. (LAC)
(3 lecture, 2 laboratory) Investigation of physical science concepts, emphasizing their application to the physical world. (LAC, gtP)
(3 lecture, 2 laboratory) Prerequisite: SCI 265. A look at the fundamental concepts in Earth Systems and Life Sciences. Students will expand their knowledge and skills through hands on, minds-on experiences. Ideal for students seeking Elementary licensure. (LAC)
Prerequisite: ENG 122. Techniques of problem identification, literature survey, data interpretation and synthesis and technical reports. (LAC, gtP)
(3 lecture, 2 laboratory) Prerequisite: SCI 265. Application of advanced physical science concepts to everyday life. This course will delve into both state and national standards and train future teachers how to integrate science into other disciplines.
(1 lecture, 2 laboratory) Science teachers will learn how to apply the microcomputer as a tool in the classroom for interfacing with equipment, data management, software evaluation, record keeping and word processing.
Prerequisite: SCI 265 This course will prepare pre-service teachers to be able to communicate as educators about scientific and engineering practices.