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|STEM 962 - A World Connected: Interdependence and Systems in Science|
An exploration of how the living world is connected to its physical surroundings. This course takes an integrated approach to the scientific study of Earth and its inhabitants. Students examine dynamic systems ranging from single cells to organisms and ecosystems and explore how life is both constrained by and dependent upon the chemical and physical environment. Science content, based on the MA Curriculum Frameworks, is integrated with pedagogy so students not only learn about science topics but also ways they can include these topics in their own classrooms. Emphasis is be placed on addressing and correcting common misconceptions. Organizing themes for this course include: Earth systems and evolution of life, the flow of energy, and physics of the senses.
1.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Non-Matriculated
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture
Division of Graduate & Cont Ed Division
Graduate Level Course