GEOL6100-A Adv Tpc/Ped Str: Earth/Space    (Spring 2013)

This section was canceled as of 03/06/2013

 

 

  Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 5 (03/11/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 248

Seats Available: Canceled

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is recommended for certified teachers hoping to gain a deeper understanding of content and pedagogical techniques in the Earth/Space Sciences. The National Science Teachers Association Standards for Science Teacher Certification and the Pennsylvania State Standards in Science & Technology are a major focus. The topics in this course may include, but not be limited to: oceans and their relationship to changes in the atmosphere and climate hydrological cycles and problems of distribution of use of water structures and interactions of energy and matter in the universe structure of the solar system, including stars and planets properties, processes, and origins of the atmosphere impact of changes in the Earth on the evolution and distribution of living things issues related to the Earth's systems, such as global climate change fundamental concepts of the formation and identification of rocks and minerals impact of plate tectonics on the structure of the Earth Various laboratory techniques and instructional technologies will be employed throughout the course to foster discovery and to gain insights into these concepts.

Prerequisites Graduate Standing

About The Instructor

Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geology & Earth Sciences
 Science

lasota@rmu.edu
412-397-4035 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 217

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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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