This course is designed to reinforce and extend earth science concepts for elementary teachers such that they can then design instruction that is appropriate for elementary students. The course will address basic concepts of the earth sciences using investigative, problem solving instruction. Students will be involved in concept building through discussion, laboratory, and field based experiences. Data gathering, analysis, and presentation will be a part of each topic. Additional professional resources from current literature will augment the information provided from the text and classroom discussions.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00