BS Degree in Elementary Inclusive Education {23-24} - Earth Science Today

Course Code
GEOS 170  Credits
Title Earth Science Today 
Lasc Area Goal 3 Lab  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A survey of the components of Earth Science needed for teacher licensure in Minnesota, including aspects of physical geology, historical geology, astronomy, and meteorology. Particular emphasis is placed on critical evaluation of evidence, how we know things in science, what the implications are for our society, and on actual investigation. Topics include volcanoes and earthquakes, the influence of chemical change on natural resources and environment, plate tectonics, planetary science, phases of the Moon, stories told by rocks of the Earth, how weather features form and move, and Earth's climate. Lab included. MnTC Goal 3.