Professional Development Center

EPC 579 Hands-On Science for Educators - Cancelled

Course Number: EPC 579
Course Title: Hands-On Science for Educators
Class #: 64552
Dates: July 28-August 1, 2014
Times: 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus, 110 Bailey Hall
Faculty: Caitlin Connery, University of Southern Maine
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,319.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: This course has been cancelled

This course is designed to incorporate five units of learning to help science educators better understand how to incorporate hands-on learning in the science classroom.  The first unit will focus on the importance of hands of learning and how learning through tactile means contributes to every learning style.  The second unit will focus on how to structure your lessons to engage students through hands-on learning.  The five E method of teaching science will be taught and implemented during this unit.  The third unit will help educators find resources or use the resources that they have to create hands on lessons that are engaging and fun.  The fourth unit will focus on examples of hands of learning across all grade levels and learning abilities.  The last of the lessons will focus on a final hands-on science project that will implement what they have learned in the course.