GEOG C146, Communicating Ocean Science

Catalog Description: For undergraduates interested in improving their ability to communicate their scientific knowledge by teaching ocean science in elementary schools or science centers/aquariums. The course will combine instruction in inquiry-based teaching methods and learning pedagogy with six weeks of supervised teaching experience in a local school classroom or the Lawrence Hall of Science with a partner. Thus, students will practice communicating scientific knowledge and receive mentoring on how to improve their presentations.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: One course in introductory biology, geology, chemistry, physics, or marine science required and interest in ocean science; junior, senior, or graduate standing; consent of instructor required for sophomores


Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of fieldwork per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Final exam required

Also Listed As: EPS C100/INTEGBI C100

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