Jan 22, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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BIOL 223 - Introduction to Science Teaching


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 105 , BIOL 160 /BIOL 160A , BIOL 161 /BIOL 161A , CHEM 160 /CHEM 160A  and CHEM 161 /CHEM 161A .
This course is an introduction to teaching science in informal (e.g., zoos, aquaria, museums) and formal (e.g., schools) education settings as well as science communication, through hands-on experiences and critical reading and writing. Students will explore and develop research-based ways to educate children, adolescents, adults, and the general public about critical issues and content in biology, in order to educate for a more scientifically literate citizenship.



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