Bringing Inquiry to the College Science Classroom: Science Classes for Pre-Service Teachers. Barbara A. Gage and Patricia A. Basili Prince George’s Community College NSTA 2002 Eastern Regional Convention Louisville, KY October 25, 2002. Why Inquiry?.
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Bringing Inquiry to the College Science Classroom: Science Classes for Pre-Service Teachers
Barbara A. Gage and Patricia A. Basili
Prince George’s Community College
NSTA 2002 Eastern Regional Convention
Louisville, KY October 25, 2002
Nature of science
Light and color
Refraction and reflection
Currents and circuits
Insulators and conductors
Electrical nature of atoms
Characteristics of matter
Types of matter
Physical states of matter
Changes in state
Acids and bases
Nature of science and inquiry
Rocks and minerals
Weathering and erosion
Comparative surface planetology
Fossils and geologic time
Earth-Moon-Sun system (seasons, phases, tides)
Basic spectroscopy and star colors
Star charts and planetaria
Weather and prediction
Ocean and coastal systems
Students will be going on a trip lasting several days. The trip involves camping and hiking not too far from a coastal area.
During the course of this trip (exam) they will be asked to do a number of tasks or determine specific information.
area (given some information about