Natural History in North America & Beyond, Series I, the first course in a series of ETV Teacher Recertification online courses with renowned Naturalist Rudy Mancke, focuses on the Natural History of North America, highlighting areas in the four regions of the United States – the Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest. We examine the biodiversity of the area, looking at the distinctive geography and the great variety of plant and animal life forms along with their remarkable habitats to understand how they are connected. Award-winning NatureScene programs produced on location provide a rich, up-close experience with unprecedented access and exceptional photography. Naturalist Mancke conveys additional information in separate compact content segments to extend, reinforce and connect. This study will allow K-12 educators to integrate Natural History into their teaching, making connections students can relate to anywhere in the world.
NOTE: Educators who have taken the 60 renewal credit course Natural History In and Out of Classroom with Rudy Mancke may take any of the other ETV Teacher Recertification environmental education and Natural History 20 renewal credit courses. The 20 renewal credit courses contain different content from the Natural History 60 renewal credit course.
This course is approved by the SC Department of Education for teachers holding SC teaching licenses to earn 20 renewal credits.
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