Gain a broad background in science with our science teacher education courses. All courses are designed to increase science content knowledge, improve teaching skills and demonstrate how to use Museum programs and exhibits to enhance science curriculum.
All About You (anatomy and life science)
Master unifying themes in life science and relate them to the human body through activities about cells, genetics, organ systems, health and wellness, and evolution.
This course is offered during the 2014-15 school year for five or six credits, depending on the university partner. Course dates are:
Group A: Sept. 25, Oct. 17, Nov. 20, Jan. 16, Feb. 7 (graduate credit), Feb. 12 and April 24
Group B: Sept. 26, Oct. 16, Nov. 21, Jan. 15, Feb. 7 (graduate credit), Feb. 13 and April 24
- Learn, explore and implement hands-on and inquiry-based teaching techniques.
- Understand that cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things.
- Explore DNA as the genetic material of living organisms.
- Discover that organ systems are designed to fulfill a specific function.
- Understand that your environment and the choices you make can lead to a longer, healthier life.
- Investigate how adaptations drives natural selection and how natural selection drives evolution.
Session 1: Unifying themes in life science
Session 2: Structure and function of cells
Session 3: DNA and the genetic basis of life
Session 4: Tissues, organs and organ systems
Session 5: Human health and wellness
Session 6: Adaptations, natural selection and evolution
Support of Lake County teacher outreach is generously provided by Takeda.
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