USBE has instituted a reimbursement program for teachers getting their endorsements. You qualify to get reimbursed the full $500 if you pass with a C or better, IF YOUR DISTRICT is willing to work with USBE. Contact your district for details and for verification that you will be reimbursed. UtSTA, will NOT be reimbursing you. If your district does not participant in this new program, the $500 is not refundable.
This content teaching course is an integrated introduction to the earth system stressing the geological, biological, chemical, and physical interactions among the atmosphere, ocean, and solid earth. The course applies basic scientific and mathematical concepts to explain the history and behavior of the earth system. The course includes discussions of topics that are relevant to a wide range of scientists and engineers, such as the physical basis of climate change, earthquakes, and the co-evolution of life and the earth system. Weekly participation is expected. There will be a variety of formal and informal assessments. The course emphasizes content and teaching practices that can be used in the classroom.
This Online Endorsement Course meets the Utah State Science Endorsement Course Requirements for:
- Biological Science: Ecology (General, Stream or Forest)
- Middle School (pathway 2): Ecology (General, Stream or Forest)
- Earth Science: Ecology (General, Stream or Forest)(General, Stream or Forest)
- Environmental Science: Ecology
This online science endorsement courses require participants to practice the science lessons in either a classroom setting or with a group of at least five individuals (can be family, friends, neighbors, etc.). You will need to have weekly access to one of these two settings to complete assignments.
Upon successful completion, the participants will receive 3.0 Southern Utah University Credits for EDUC 5240 Science: Ecology (included in the cost of the course).
NOTE: If you are not a current member of UtSTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($10-15/year) and save money on your registration costs. To join today, CLICK HERE.
By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 2 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.