On-line Physics courses for Teachers
For Professional Development or Graduate Credit
Temperature & Heat
Electricity & Magnetism
Force, Motion, and Energy
All designed for grade 4-9 teachers, but science teachers in all grades will benefit.
Guided inquiry methodology
Conceptual courses, with no special prerequisites in science or math
Materials kit provided (mailed to you)
Course activities can be easily adapted to classroom use
Each course takes 30-45 hours to complete, spread over at least 2 weeks
All work is done at your own site
Work alone or partner with someone at your school
Flexible scheduling: start any time; schedule your course work to fit your calendar
More information: http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/intro.htm
$200 per course (regardless of whether it's only 1 person or a group of up to 4)
Includes 1 teacher kit of materials; all communications with us; CD course guide and journal for each person.
Registration (PD): http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/pdregist.htm
Each course earns 1 credit hour
$568 per credit hour
Plus one-time $50 application fee to enroll at UK, and $75 for materials kit with CD course guide and journal.
Registration (Graduate Credit): http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/gcregist.htm
All you need is a computer and Internet connection, a place to work, and curiosity about the natural world.