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Physical Science

Course Code
PSCI 170  Credits
Title Physical Science I 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 3
  • Goal 3 Lab
 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Activity-based conceptual learning, appropriate to the elementary classroom and to the life-long learning of physical science will be modeled in the course. Lab included. MnTC Goal 3. 



Course Code
PSCI 378  Credits
Title Energy and the Environment 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 3
  • Goal 10
 
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring On Demand  
Course Offering Summer On Demand  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will examine the relationships between civilization, society and energy use. This will be accomplished by examining current and possible future energy sources as developed through the sciences of physics and chemistry and their applied technologies. It will then examine the applications of current sources and their effects on society and world ecosystems. Finally the course will examine how societies change and adapt, and look at possible steps to a sustainable energy and environmental future. MnTC Goal 3 and 10.