SCI 650D, three-credit classes offered to both K-8 and 7-12 certified teachers.

RPDP HSSCP Biology I for HS Teachers (Sem. 2) – 3 credits
This second semester of the one-year biology course is designed as a survey of the biological sciences. The emphasis is on developing inquiry skills and problem-solving techniques, nature of science, evolution and diversity, human biology, taxonomy and classification and ecology. The course will also familiarize the student with the influences and interrelated nature of science and technology in contemporary society.
UNLV SCI 650D: Biology IB (Note: only offered in spring semester)

SCI 630C, three-credit class offered to both K-8 and 7-12 certified teachers.

RPDP MSSCP Life Science for MS Teachers (Sem. 2) – 3 credits
This three-credit course follows the second semester benchmark sequence for the currently adopted Clark County School District course syllabus for Science 6 with supplements from the NV Science Content Standards. Teachers will participate in an activity-oriented course, which utilizes a variety of teaching strategies including cooperative learning, the writing process, vocabulary building, use of technology, and interdisciplinary instruction. Major topics include; Cells, Genetics, Classification, Environment, and Evolution.
UNLV SCI 630C: Life Science IB (Note: only offered in spring semester)

SCI 630A/650A is a one credit course offered to both K-8 and 7-12 certified teachers. Depending upon your individual needs, participants choose to enroll into either the SCI 630A or the SCI 650A section of the class. Separate class numbers are generated to ensure participants enroll into the appropriate course. The course instructor differentiates instruction to meet the needs of the participants. Class numbers (the 5-digit number required for registration within a student’s MyUNLV account) are posted within the current Science K-12 catalog at http://www.rpdp.net/coursecatalogs.html .

RPDP MSSCP Lab and Process – 1 credit This one-credit course addresses the Nevada Scientific Inquiry Standards and the skills and processes needed by middle school science teachers for organizing and maintaining an effective and safe laboratory environment. Strategies for teaching students to collect, record, and evaluate data obtained in laboratory investigations will be emphasized. UNLV SCI 630A: Lab and Process

RPDP HSSCP Laboratory Safety and Science Process – 1 credit This one-credit course addresses the Nevada Science Scientific Inquiry 9-12 Standards, as well as the skills, safety concerns, and processes needed by high school science teachers for organizing and maintaining an effective and safe laboratory environment and for teaching students to collect, record, and evaluate data obtained in laboratory investigations. UNLV SCI 650A: Lab Safety and Science Process