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Structure and Function - STEM Professional Development from WGBH

Course Description:

A topic immersion course on Teaching Middle School Life Science.
Provide your middle schoolers with a meaningful understanding of the ways that an organism's characteristics enable it to survive and reproduce in its particular environment by learning to incorporate elements of the scientific process into your teaching. Discover impactful ways to use models in the teaching of middle school life science.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Middle School Life Science (SCIE510). When planning their professional development, learners should select either the full survey course or choose one or more of the topic immersion component courses.

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Graduate Credit Information:
Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
Madonna University - 2.0 credits - pricing
University of Central Missouri - 2.0 credits - pricing
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