RPDP Earth Science for Elementary Teachers – 3 credit Using the Nevada State Academic Science Standards as a lens for understanding earth science, this course will enhance and support teacher content knowledge by using familiar pedagogical practices applied to understanding earth science principles. This class is a continuation of the series of classes that are associated with the elementary science certificate program. You do not have to be part of the program to take this class. A portion of the course will focus on examination of the FOSS kits used in elementary schools. Furthermore, this course will help elementary teachers develop an awareness and knowledge of the state Nevada State Academic ELA and Mathematics Standards that are relevant to the Nevada State Academic Science Standards. UNLV SCI 630H: Earth Science for Elementary teachers through the Lens of Foss and Science Content