Study mode
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Candidates will be able to:

  • Utilize and employ latest scientific methodology for the classroom setting and for field learning experiences
  • Study advanced concepts in physical science and engineering that will enhance K-12 instruction
  • Expand one’s learning opportunities in life sciences, including cell functions and systems, to help broaden school science curriculum
  • Deepen knowledge of earth and environmental science, including forestry and wildlife management
  • Learn to effectively use investigative laboratory experiences, employing modern scientific methodology for the K-12 setting
  • Examine the societal impact of scientific and technological applications as well as the historical perspectives of science education
  • Manage effectively the scientific learning environment by implementing, adapting, and assimilating effective instructional strategies, curriculum resources, technologies, and real-world applications in collaboration with other educators
  • Design, conduct, and evaluate laboratory activities, using techniques, equipment, and facilities that meet current technological standards
  • Assess and evaluate a student’s understanding of content through a variety of means, providing feedback to students to assist learning and adjusting instruction
  • Participate in a content-deepening internship that helps broaden candidates’ science knowledge for teaching in the classroom
  • Abide by the integrity and ethical behavior, professional conduct as stated in Pennsylvania’s Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators; and local, state, and federal laws and regulations

Entry Requirements

To be updated.