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2024 SPRING: Geology for Teachers - Online Endorsement Course

  • 25 Jan 2024
  • 18 Apr 2024
  • Online
  • 13


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This is an introductory course on the materials that make up the Earth and the processes that modify them. It's important to note that this is a college-level course and you will be expected to understand the material at a much higher level than you will likely incorporate in your classroom.  

This is both a content and 3D pedagogy course. This course  incorporates the Utah SEEd Standards which include NGSS science practicescrosscutting concepts and disciplinary core ideas.  Lesson plan creation is part of the course.  Emphasis is on best practices used to teach this content in a classroom.  The estimated time commitment is 6-8 hours a week. 

This 12 week course is only done over the set 12 week period.  Participants are not able to "move at your own pace" but work within the module assigned for that week.   Modules cannot be unlocked ahead of the scheduled time.

This Online Endorsement Course meets the Utah State Science Endorsement Course Requirements for:
  • Earth Science 1: Geology
  • Middle Level Science 6-8: Geology

Upon successful completion, the participants will receive 3.0 Southern Utah University Credits. The $69 credit fee will by paid by the participant directly to SUU.

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 course starts are not refundable. 


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