|ISCI 2001||Integrated Science I: Life/Earth Sciences|
Students must be enrolled as Early Childhood Education majors. This is an inquiry-based content course designed to familiarize students with the fundamental concepts of biology and geology. Topics include life, biosphere, diversity, heredity, cells, ecosystems, Earth systems, lithosphere, hydrosphere, solar system, star charts, and weather. This course includes numerous hands-on activities.
|ISCI 2002||Integrated Science II: The Physical Sciences|
Examination of basic physical concepts, focusing on their applications in the areas of mechanics, electricity, heat, sound, light, matter, and energy. Laboratory exercises are integrated into the scheduled class periods to emphasize an experimental approach to learning. The course also includes examples of computer-based instruction in the classroom. The course focuses on the needs of Early Childhood Educators and also includes examples.