2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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EDUC 215 - Earth Science and Chemistry for K-6 Elementary Education


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Prerequisite or corequisite: EDUC 343. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. This 30-hour required seminar includes a review of key science content for the elementary classroom, as required by the Virginia Standards of Learning. The course involves online work, using the Annenberg Learner series for teachers, as well as face-to-face meetings and includes the following topics: Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems; Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change; Earth Resources; and Matter. Students also analyze the specific SOLs needed for K-6 Elementary Science instruction and create and practice hands-on lessons for elementary students. Emphasis is placed on helping elementary children understand the underlying concepts of science. Sigler, Kearney




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