Rice University
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assignment Level : Introductive
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This is the third in a series of four courses; each addressing a different set of skills science educators need to meet the demands of their career. In this course, teachers will develop a deeper understanding of several broad topics in the major science content areas by examining common misconceptions.

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The specific content explored by each participant will be determined by the needs and interests of that participant. Each week, however, there will be a focus as described below.

Week 1: Misconceptions in Physical Science

Week 2: Misconceptions in Earth/Space Science

Week 3: Misconceptions in Life Science

Week 4: Misconceptions in Engineering

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Intructors

  • Chris Thompson - STEMscopes
  • Lara Arch - Rice University Center for Digital Learning and Scholarship, STEMscopes
  • Lisa Webber - STEMscopes™
  • Terry Talley - SRT-STEM Center at UTMB
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  • Jarrett Whitaker - Rice University Digital Learning and Scholarship
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Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the U.S. and the top 100 in the world. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy.
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I took this course a fev years I go and came back too find some information. It' a pity it's closed. It helped me very much, it is a great course!

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I took this course a fev years I go and came back too find some information. It' a pity it's closed. It helped me very much, it is a great course!