This is the second in a sequence of two courses designed to teach the basics of physical science, geological science, chemistry, and biological science in an interdisciplinary inquiry-based approach for students wishing to pursue a career in childhood education. This course focuses on concepts in biology and chemistry and how they interact in the world around us. Characteristics of life, cells, reproduction, evolution, ecology, the diversity of plants and animals are covered, along with chemistry concepts such as organic molecules, the chemistry of water, pH, buffering systems and the chemistry of DNA. Three class hours, three laboratory hours.
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Service Project (SCI 132-CC1):
SCI 132 students visited World of Inquiry: School 58 to teach a science workshop. SCI 132 students designed many stations for first grade students engaging them with Science in our world. Our students taught first graders about snakes, cockroaches and other bugs as well as guided children as they experienced science through a microscope. (10 hours - Option) S-11