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Short Courses

Short Courses
 

Our free, web-based, “anytime, anywhere” short courses can help educators and other life-long learners to gain deeper content knowledge on a variety of topics, and detail how to conduct a variety of science inquiry lessons. Content is presented by teachers, scientists and science educators. Current courses include An Introduction to Genes and Inherited Traits, Environmental Health: Indoor Air Pollution, Introduction to Force and Motion, and Physical Science of Water. A certificate is available upon completion of each workshop.


Funded by the following grant(s)

Houston Endowment Inc.

Houston Endowment Inc.

Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education


Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Science Education Leadership Fellows Program
Grant Numbers: 51006084, 51004102, 51000105


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698


National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation, Directorate of Education and Human Resources

Online Science Teacher Professional Development: Optimization of Asynchronous Learning Models
Grant Number: 0723433


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Using Learning Technology to Build Human Capital
Grant Number: 57363