ERIC Number: ED296884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun-15
Reference Count: 0
Geology Lectures and Laboratories. A Model to Improve Preservice Elementary Science Teacher Development. Volume IV.
A group of scientists and science educators at Washington State University has developed and pilot tested an integrated physical science program designed for preservice elementary school teachers. This document includes the syllabus and class materials for the Geology block of the physical science courses developed by the group. Included are diagrams, lecture notes, a list of source materials, laboratory exercises and evaluation materials to be used with the course. Topics include: (1) minerals; (2) rocks; (3) volcanoes; (4) weathering; (5) geologic time and fossils; (6) radiometric time; (7) structural geology; (8) earthquakes; (9) plate tectonics; (10) mineral resources; (11) groundwater; (12) geologic hazards; and (13) earth processes. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning, Geology, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Teachers, Science Tests, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman.
Note: Some drawings may not reproduce well. For other volumes in this series, see SE 049 407-412.