PHY 2572: Concepts in Physical Science for Educators II (2023-2024)

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The second in a two-course sequence, this course is a laboratory-based study of selected topics in physical science, including force and motion, light, phases of the moon, and chemical reactions. Emphasis is on depth of understanding, scientific reasoning skills, and the development of pedagogical content knowledge. This course is designed to engage students in the practices of scientists and engineers and models reformed teaching practices that are guided by results from research in science education, cognitive science, and the professional development of teachers. This course is a preparation for teaching K-8 physical science based on the next Generation Science Standards. (Formerly PHY 2567 Development of Concepts in Physical Science I). Typically offered: Winter.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 21234 4 Kara Gray
2:30PM-3:50 PM
Otto Miller Hall 216
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Equivalent: PHY 2567
Attributes: WK Applied Science
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit, Pass/No Credit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term

PHY 2571: C- or better