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Teaching Physical Sciences by Ocean Inquiry

Teaching Physical Sciences by Ocean Inquiry

This semester-long course is designed to introduce science undergraduates to ocean and climate related processes that can be used to teach general physical concepts (e.g. density, buoyancy, pressure, heat and temperature, waves), using a variety of hands-on activities. Students will be introduced to pedagogical methods that will give them the tools to communicate their science knowledge to broader audiences. The course is held at the University of Maine, Orono, Maine.


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