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Understanding Heat Transfer - STEM Professional Development from WGBH

Course Description:

A topic immersion course on Teaching Middle School Physical Science.
Investigate the mechanisms and influences of different types of heat transfer, including radiation, convection, and conduction, using theoretical models and real world examples. Examine teaching models using formative assessment strategies specifically suited to these topics.

Note: The content of this topic immersion course is drawn from our full survey course Teaching Middle School Physical Science (SCIE540). 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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