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Science Education (SCIED)

SCIED 110 (ENGR 110) Introduction to Engineering for Educators (3) This course focuses on physics content, engineering design principles, and elementary science education pedagogy.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

SCIED 112 (EARTH 112) Climate Science for Educators (3) Concepts of climate sciences highlighted by evidence-based explanations and scientific discourse in preparation for K-6 science teaching
Effective: Summer 2016
 

SCIED 114 (PHYS 114) Sound and Light for Educators (4) Waves, sound, and light concepts highlighted by evidence-based explanations and scientific discourse in preparation for K-6 science teaching.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

SCIED 140 (RPTM 140) Outdoor School Field Experience (2 per semester/maximum of 6) To provide students with educational leadership skills and teaching opportunities working with children in an outdoor residential camp setting.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: Students must apply for and be accepted into the Outdoor School Field Experience.  

SCIED 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

SCIED 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

SCIED 410 Using Technology to Enhance Science Teaching (3) This course explores contemporary practice and research associated with applications of technology to enhance science learning and teaching.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: admission to one of the science teaching options in SECED  

SCIED 411W Teaching Secondary Science I (3) Introduction to teaching secondary school science, including curriculum, learning theory, media, evaluation as they relate to student progress.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: C I 295 ; appropriate courses for certification option and approval of department  

SCIED 412 Teaching Secondary Science II (3) Implementation of science instruction using a variety of modern approaches.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: SCIED 410, SCIED 411W   Concurrent: C I 412W

SCIED 455 Field Natural History for Teachers (3) Ecologically oriented field study course to provide teachers with basic knowledge of natural science resources in school environments.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: 3 credits in biological science  

SCIED 457 Environmental Science Education (3) Philosophy, techniqus, and skills for teaching environmental science, including curriculum development, fieldwork, and the use of appropriate technologies.
Effective: Fall 2003
Prerequisite: 3 credits of calculus 9 credits of sciences 400-level teaching methods course  

SCIED 458 Teaching Science in the Elementary School (3) Interpreting children's science experiences and guiding development of their scientific concepts; a briefing of science content material and its use.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 400, LL ED 401, LL ED 402 three credits each in biological earth and physical sciences   Concurrent: C I 495A OR C I 495B ; MTHED 420 SS ED 430W

SCIED 460 (MTHED 460) Trends and Issues in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education (3) Develops understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education research and practices for PreK-12 teaching and learning
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 7th Semester Standing  

SCIED 470 Selected Studies in Science Education (1-6) Intensive work on particular issues, trends, or developments in science education for elementary and secondary school teachers.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: Instructional I certification and teaching experience  

SCIED 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

SCIED 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

SCIED 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

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