ERTH - Earth Systems

ERTH 516. North Rocky Mtn Geology. 2 Credits. (1 Lab) Su

PREREQUISITE: ERTH 101IN, early history and evolution (GEO 211); graduate standing; secondary teaching certification plus two years teaching experience ; a computer with modem. Geologic history of Northern Rocky Mountains, and landscapes from Archean to present. Structural, tectonic, and surficial elements. Field examination of geologic evidence for history of the Gallatin Range, Bridger Range, and Yellowstone National Park. Exploration and development of teaching methods and resources for the K-12 classroom.

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2019 Summer Session10901001Non-standard term dates 15-JUL-19 19-JUL-19-- -

ERTH 520. Fundamentals of Oceanography for Teachers. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) S,Su

PREREQUISITES: Graduate standing; science educator; interest in science/ This course will provide students with an introduction to the chemical, physical, biological and geological properties of the ocean. Students will learn the complexities of these interrelationships, their influence on terrestrial ecosystems and the impacts of humans on these processes.

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2019 Summer Session11271801Intersession-ONLINEWEB -

ERTH 525. Landforms for Elementary Teachers. 1 Credit. (1 Lec.) F

PREREQUISITES: graduate standing; educator In this 8 week online course we will investigate landform science. We will look at a variety of landscapes and how they came to look like they do. We will model landforms and encourage sharing and discussions of teaching ideas in our course. This course intends to: 1) strengthen and deepen the elementary teacher’s understanding of basic concepts of landforms and landform analysis; 2) increase the K-6 teacher’s level of landform content knowledge and science principles; and 3) increase the K-6 teacher’s pedagogical skills in teaching science in general and landform science in particular.

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2019 Summer Session11310801Second Half Session-ONLINEWEB -

ERTH 528. Climate Change for Teachers. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) Su

PREREQUISITES: Graduate standing; ERTH 527: Weather and Climate for Teachers The science of climate change is a complex subject that balances the physical record and scientific fact with politics, policy, and ethics. This course, specially designed for practicing science teachers at the upper middle to high school level, explores the science of climate change.

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2019 Summer Session11199801Intersession-ONLINEWEB -

ERTH 588. Professional Development. 1-3 Credits. (1-3 Lec; 3 cr max) On Demand

Max 3 cr. PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, teaching experience and/or current employment in a school organization, consent of instructor and Dean of Graduate Studies. Courses offered on a one-time basis to fulfill professional development needs of in service educators. A specific focus is given to each course which is appropriately subtitled. May be repeated.

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2019 Summer Session10916750Non-standard term dates 13-MAY-19 02-AUG-19-- -

ERTH 591. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits. (1-4 Sem; 12 cr max)

PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

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2019 Summer Session10970804Intersession-- -

ERTH 594. Seminar. 1-4 Credits. (1 Sem; 4 cr max) F,S

PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material. Co-convened with ERTH 494.

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2019 Summer Session10900001Non-standard term dates 20-JUL-19 20-JUL-19S- -

ERTH 596. Geology of Glacier National Park for Teachers. 2 Credits. (1 Lec. 1 Lab) Su

PREREQUISITES: Teacher of science with a minimum of two years teaching experience. A field course for teachers of science examining geologic evidence for the evolution of the rocks and landscape of Glacier National Park and surrounding areas over geologic time.

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2019 Summer Session11166001Non-standard term dates 21-JUL-19 26-JUL-19-- -