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 gives an in depth look at various aspects of meteorology, including solar radiation, global circulation, environmental issues, winds, stability, precipitation processes, weather systems and severe weather. Basic physical principles, meteorological terminology, societal impacts, and weather analysis will be explored. Weekly participation is expected. There will be a variety of formal and informal assessments. The course emphasizes content and learning practices that can be used in the classroom.
This Online Endorsement Course meets the Utah State Science Endorsement Course Requirements for:
- Earth Science: Weather/Meteorology
- Physical Science: Weather/Meteorology
- Environmental Science: Weather/Meteorology
- Middle Level Science (Pathway 2): Weather/Meteorology
Additionally, this courses requires 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.). In signing up for this course, 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 5320 Science: Meteorology (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.