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2022 FALL: SUU Earth Systems for Teachers Online Endorsement Course

  • 29 Sep 2022
  • 21 Dec 2022
  • Online
  • 16


  • Join the Utah Science Teachers Association and save $200 on this course and other UtSTA Courses for a year. Only $500 can be reimbursed from the state.

The cost for this course is $500 for members and $700 for nonmembers, plus an additional $63 SUU credit fee, that you will pay directly to SUU.

This 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, weather, and oceanography. 

The course emphasizes content and pedagogy teaching practices that can be used in the classroom. Lesson plan creations are part of this course.

This Online Endorsement Course meets the Utah State Science Endorsement Course Requirements for:

  • 6-8 Middle School

Upon successful completion, the participants will receive 3.0 Southern Utah University Credits. 

USBE has instituted a reimbursement program for teachers getting their endorsements.  You qualify to get reimbursed the full $563 if you pass with a C or better and are taking a qualifying course.  Contact your district for details and for verification that you can be reimbursed.  UtSTA, will NOT be reimbursing you. To find out who your LEA's (district's) contact is , click here

NOTEIf 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. Courses dropped after the start date are not refundable.


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