Earth Science K-3: Earth & Sky Secrets for Young Minds
Instructor: David Seela
Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014
Instruction Mode: Correspondence
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $180
Class Offered Through Seela Science
Introduce beginners to the properties of earth materials: resources, types of soil, and fossils, and natural vs man-made. Discover objects in the sky: stars, the planets, our solar system, solar energy and eclipses. Observe changes in the sky: what causes day and night, months and moons, years and seasons. Explore changes in the earth's surface by making a foaming volcano and study different types of weather. Each activity has a corresponding reading lesson utilizing three levels of reading ability. Great way to get students excited about science!!!
Seela Science specializes in taking an individual state’s Science Standards and customizing a K-8th curriculum to match completely what each teacher is mandated to teach in that state. We can do this because we have written over 800 activities, covering all the science concepts and teaching levels. These are kept individually in our curriculum library. This gives us the freedom to customize to the needs of an individual state.
About The Instructor
David Seela earned a M.S. in Education from Northwest Missouri State University. David also has a B.A. in Education. David has over 10 years of experience teaching science in public schools. He was also an instructor in general biology, physical geology, first aid and drug education, elementary science and math teaching at Iowa Western College and Buena Vista College. David is the author of over 600 primary and intermediate science activities, as well as science education activities manuals. David was selected a the Wal-Mart Regional Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year for the state of Iowa in 2004. He was also selected by students for the Governor's list of scholars in 2004 and in 2005 as Most Influential Teacher.
To register contact Seela Science at 800-232-5861.
A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.