Natural Sciences Course Descriptions

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NSC 2777 - Topics - 0-3 cr.
Topics in NSC.

NSC 3333 - Science Methods - 4 cr.
This course is designed to assist prospective middle and high school science teachers successfully conduct and manage an inquiry-based science program. Emphasis is placed on how teachers can enhance learning and motivation for students at every stage of mental development. Topics include: technology in the science classroom, inquiry techniques, investigation techniques, demonstrations, science teaching reform, and specific science programs. Prospective teachers will plan, execute, and evaluate lesson plans with their peers in a public school setting.

NSC 3335 - Science Methods Field Experien - 1 cr.
This experience introduces prospective teachers to the culture of the high school environment. Students observe and assist a biology or chemistry teacher, interview school personnel, talk with students, and teach technology-integrated lessons and content reading strategies in their subject area. Assessment strategies are observed and practiced. Co-requisite: NSC 3333

Prerequisite Courses: EDU 2800, EDU 2805

NSC 3999 - Independent Study - 0-4 cr.
Independent Study.

NSC 4777 - Topics in Natural Sciences - 0-16 cr.
Description coming soon.