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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ISCI 173. Life and Environmental Science for Teachers [C3T2]

This course provides university-level foundations of physical science for future pk-8 teachers. Content aligns with various teacher competencies, and includes such topics as energy, environment, ecological succession, biological diversity and evolution, life systems and systems feedback, air and water quality, resource use and conservation, and how life and environmental science knowledge and technologies function with social context. Hands-on, experiential inquiry will be integrated into the course, as will an exploration of such methods as observation, classification, comparison, measurement, data interpretation, mathematical analysis, inference, prediction, and hypothesis testing. Normally open to IDLS majors only, but other students may request admission by special permission.