Teacher: Mrs. Merlita Delgado

Course Schedule: 

I.  Introduction to class Effective teaching

a.  Methods of Teaching 

 b.    Discuss educational change with focus on block scheduling Assignment

c.  Learning to Teach 

II.  Demonstration /Presentation Teaching model 

a.  have idea for presentation of lesson

b.  Formative and Summative assessment Assignment

c.   Bring videotape for taping of presentation lesson / Teach presentation lesson 

III.  Videotaping of presentation of lessons in small groups with discussion following and each lesson using peer evaluation guide 

a.  Written lesson plan, graphic organizer, and videotape reflection 

IV.  Demonstration of direct instruction lesson 

a.  Have idea for direct instruction lesson

b. Subject discussion of groups on direct instruction /lesson ideas 

c.  Teach direct instruction lesson 

V.  Videotaping of direct instruction lessons with discussion following each lesson and using peer evaluation guide

a.  Demonstration of concept attainment lesson Discussion of inductive and deductive teaching Discussion of concepts management readings 

Course Outline:

I.  Overview of the Earth Science

       a.   Branches of Earth Science

       b.   Instruments Used to Study Earth Science

       c.   Scientific Analysis

       d.   The Laboratory

       e.  Measurement

II.   The Universe

       a.  The Astronomy

       b.  The Telescope

       c.  Spectral Classification

       d.  Electromagnetic Waves

       e.  The Galaxy

        f.  Stars in the Galaxies

        g.  The Solar System

        h.  The Sun

         i.  Eclipse

III.  The Atmosphere and its Movements

         a.  The Regions of the Atmosphere

          b.  Atmospheric Pressure

          c.  Warming the Atmosphere

          d.  Wind

          e.  Water in the Atmosphere

           f.  Weather

           g.  Climate

IV.  Hydrosphere

           a.  Oceans

            b.  Oceanography

            c.  Beneath the Ocean

            d.  Beach

            e.  Lake

            f.  River

            g.  Waterfalls

V.  Lithosphere

            a.  Mineral

            b.  Rocks

            c.  The Earth's Interior

            d.  The Earth's Crust

            e.  The Core

             f.  Earthquake

            g.  Plate Tectonics

            h.  Mountain

             i.  Volcano

             j.  Weathering

             k.  Erosion

             l.  Dating

            m.  Fossil