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Science Education

Courses

SCI 391 Teaching Science in the Secondary School 3 cr.
Study of science teaching in the junior and senior high school with emphasis on clinical experience. Basic techniques for all disciplines are individualized in practice. Emphasis on teaching an investigative approach to science. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.

SCI 426 Elementary Science Methods 4 cr.
Study of basic concepts of science within a framework of elementary school teaching methodology. Interpretation of science content, learning theory, curriculum approaches, instructional strategies, and lesson planning are emphasized. Includes extensive clinical experience. Lecture, 4 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education.

SCI 480 Seminar 2 cr.
Students present and discuss original student research projects in science. Prerequisite: SCI 240, senior status, permission of instructors.

Other Courses taught by Dr. Royer

BIOL 325 Entomology 4 cr.
Classification, taxonomy, morphology, identification, life histories, interrelationships, and economic importance of insects. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours. Prerequisites: BIOL 150, 151, 154.