2012-2013 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2012-2013 Brenau University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BY 650 - Biology for Teachers

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Discusses topics of contemporary interest selected to meet the Georgia Performance Standards in biology. Topics include science process skills, the nature of science, classification of organisms, diversity of living organisms, biological chemistry, cell structure and function, bioenergetics, inheritance, gene expression, population genetics, DNA/RNA, homeostasis, natural selection, evolution of prokaryotes and eukaryotes, evolution of plants, plant anatomy and reproduction, evolution of animals, natural selection, animal anatomy and physiology with emphasis on human organ systems and ecology. This course is designed to help teachers identify useful laboratory techniques and content for teaching biology. This course will also address science teaching methodology, alternative assessments, and applying the process approach to learning activities through the use of centers, cooperative learning, hands-on manipulatives, and inquiry experiments.



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