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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
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NSCI 140 - A Hands-On Approach to Environmental Education

(3 credits)
Students in this course will acquire the background information in select environmental science topics that integrate engineering and mathematics. They will gain the skills necessary to expand K-12 students’ knowledge about the natural world and how to incorporate hands-on, place-based integrated STEM activities into K-12 curriculum, using outdoor education and experiential learning. As part of this course, students will collaboratively develop lesson plans, including learning outcomes, standard correlations, materials, procedures and assessment. Topics covered will be based on nationally recognized K-12 curriculum guides, including Project WET, WOW, Project WILD, Project WILD Aquatic, Project Learning Tree and Engineering is Elementary. Offered fall semester. Additional fee required.