Course Descriptions

BIOL 20600 BIOLOGY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3.0

Prerequisites:

None.

Description:

Continuation of BIOL 205.  (However, BIOL 205 is not a pre-requisite for BIOL 206). Unifying concepts of biology taught with materials appropriate for future elementary school teachers.  Does not satisfy requirements for College of Science majors.  Content areas to be covered this semester include meiosis, genetics, diversity, evolution, and human body systems.  Emphasis is put on learning biology through collaborative problem solving and inquiry.

Instructor(s):

David Eichinger


E-mail:
deich@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

 

Text: What is life? A Guide to Biology with Physiology

(Loose Leaf) Prep U Access Card and BioPortal

Author: Phelan, Jay

Publisher: W.H. Freeman

Edition: 2011

ISBN-10: 1-4292-4708-8

 

Publisher: LAD Custom Publishing                    Packet:  Biology for Elementary School

 

Grading:

Straight ten point scale, with 90% or more of the total possible points earning an A, 80% earning a B, etc.  Letter grades are not assigned for individual projects and exams; however, students are given frequent updates of the points they have accumulated in the course.



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