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SCI 227. Science for Elementary Teachers 2

Credits: 3
Department: Science Education
Description: Further concepts of life, earth and space, and physical science. Additional science inquiry skills.
Prerequisites: SCI 226
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab
Additional Information: Prereq.: 226.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use skills of scientific inquiry to collect, organize, and analyze a variety of scientific data; to construct hypotheses and design and conduct scientific investigations to evaluate them; and to compare and use varying types of scientific inquiry.
2. Compare and evaluate competing scientific explanations and theories, and make and defend a scientific argument.
3. Identify, describe, and apply fundamental concepts and principles of physical science concerning to physical and chemical properties, structure, and changes of matter; to position, motion, and force; to forms and transfer of energy; and to light, sound, heat, electricity, and magnetism.
4. Identify, describe, and apply the fundamental concepts and principles of earth and space science to properties of earth materials; to objects and changes in the sky; to structure and processes of the solid earth portion of the earth system; to processes and change on the Earth's surface; and to history of the earth and life.

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