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STEM 542. Teaching and Learning Life, Earth and Space Science for the P-6 Classroom

Credits: 3
Department: Science Education
Description: Research, modeling, and investigations of the Minnesota Science Standards K-6 in life and earth science. Content, methods, materials, assessment, integration of STEM into science education.
Semester Offered:
  • Spring
  • Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify how STEM subjects are interrelated and how incorporating STEM into life, earth, and space science classrooms impacts student learning.
2. Apply knowledge of the K-6 Minnesota Science Standards.
3. Evaluate methods, materials, and content in teaching and learning life, earth, and space science.
4. Apply research in selecting methods and materials for student learning in life, earth, and space science.
5. Evaluate current trends in teaching and learning life, earth, and space science.
6. Identify technologies as an instructional tool in the life, earth, and space science P-6 classroom.
7. Demonstrate appropriate life, earth, and space science teaching methods, materials, and content for teaching P-6 students.
8. Demonstrate appropriate assessment of P-6 life, earth, and space science students.






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