Is There Life Beyond Our Planet? And How Would We Know?
This course is designed to provide teachers in grades 4-12 with science content related to the cutting-edge field of astrobiology.
Explore the latest discoveries in the search for conditions needed to support life on other planets, and learn how to integrate this multidisciplinary topic into existing curricula while still meeting state science requirements.
Completion of pre-workshop assignments as well as attendance and participation during all five days of the program is required for full credit in science education.
Location: Penn State Abington
Credits: 2 graduate credits, SCIED 497 A
ACT 48 available
$300 – PA Residents
$500 – Out of state
“I now have a plan to improve the science pedagogy that will occur in my classroom this year.”
“The course reminded me how important it is to help students focus on the application and meaningfulness of content.”
“It sparked an interest inside of me that I cannot remember experiencing since elementary school.”