Teacher Development at Western Michigan University

Teacher Preparation Programs


  • Earth Science for Elementary Educators II: Course Description and Role in the Program
    This laboratory-based course is specifically designed for prospective elementary teachers and covers physical/historical geology content with reference to state elementary (K-8) benchmarks.

Teaching Examples

  • The History of the Earth: In this activity from Earth Science for Elementary Educators II, students develop their ability to identify major events in the history of the earth and place these in the correct relative sequence.

Teacher Professional Development Programs

None profiled at this time.

Science Teacher Preparation Contacts

Dr. Heather Petrovic (homepage)
Department of Geoscience and The Mallinson Institute for Science Education
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5134
269-387-5380 (office)