SCI-212: Earth Science for Educators

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Earth Science for Educators
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An inquiry-based course covering topics in the earth sciences - geology, meteorology, and astronomy. Course content is designed to give students a thorough familiarity with concepts critical to teaching earth science at the K-12 level. The course emphasizes three skills: investigation, critical thinking, and organization. Learning is primarily through student inquiry and discovery of core concepts, with guidance and facilitation provided by the instructor. Two combined classroom/lab sessions per week. SCI-210 is a recommended, but not required, pre-requisite.

Pre-requisites
MATH-0894 OR MATH-080 OR a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122