Science Courses for Teachers

Mysteries of the Brain

Course #: EDUC_711P

On this journey through the brain, mysteries of how the brain functions to make us human are revealed. This course ...

CREDITS: 3

How The Weather Works

Course #: EDUC_711L

It’s everywhere!  No wonder we have a preoccupation with weather! This course brings weather alive with clearly explained texts supported by ...

CREDITS: 3

Food and Nutrition in the 21st Century

Course #: EDUC_715R

Because nutrition is an evolving science, this course includes a plethora of topics and controversies raised in the field.  Obesity ...

CREDITS: 3

Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us

Course #: EDUC_717H

This course presents the science supporting global warming and climate change. Earth's climate has always changed; however, modern climate change ...

CREDITS: 3

Galaxies, Stars and Planets

Course #: EDUC_710S

Throughout history, man has looked to the sky and gazed in wonder at the sun, moon, and stars. Early astronomers ...

CREDITS: 3

Hunting Dinosaurs

Course #: EDUC_710R

Get ready to unearth one of our planet’s greatest mysteries, the dinosaurs! Students will gain insightful and applicable information about ...

CREDITS: 3

Introduction to Invertebrate Zoology

Course #: EDUC_715E

Course Description
This course introduces the numerous invertebrate phyla providing a description of the features that characterize each phylum. The ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit a Unique Chaparral Plant Community

Course #: EDUC_711U

At your convenience, visit a nearby botanical garden or arboretum which includes a chaparral or Mediterranean climate garden exhibit and ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit A Tropical Rain, Deciduous, or Evergreen Forest

Course #: EDUC_711V

At your convenience, visit a nearby botanical garden or arboretum and learn the important ecological concepts which explain why certain ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit A Desert Biome

Course #: EDUC_711W

At your convenience, visit a nearby botanical garden or arboretum which includes a desert exhibit and learn the important ecological ...

CREDITS: 1

Oceans

Course #: EDUC_712H

The ocean and its inhabitants play a fundamental role in Earth's evolution and development. Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the ...

CREDITS: 3

Evolution and Natural Selection

Course #: EDUC_713B

Far from a quaint notion developed by a Victorian gentleman some 160 years ago, evolution is an idea that ties ...

CREDITS: 3

Botany Basics

Course #: EDUC_713R

This course is designed as a botanical/herbal and horticulture primer for the nonscientist. The course introduces the student to basic ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit a Marine Aquarium

Course #: EDUC_714T

Students will visit a marine aquarium of their choice and explore the biology/ecology/conservation of common marine species. Students are requested ...

CREDITS: 1

Human Development: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_716Z

It is important to understand to some degree how we as human beings develop through the life span. Current Issues ...

CREDITS: 3

Economics: Relevant Topics and Events: Current Research

Course #: EDUC_717Y

Economics, often touted as a boring and unappealing science, is now a topic we can learn to embrace! The study ...

CREDITS: 3

All About Fish: An Intro to Ichthyology

Course #: EDUC_718Q

This course is an introduction to the fascinating and diverse world of fish. With over 21,000 species there is no ...

CREDITS: 3