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TS 84 - Language Arts in Physical Science Level 4

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 4 students to the basic principles of science through reading and writing. Also introduces students to the history and nature of science. Students explore the fundamental concepts of physics, chemistry, astronomy and earth science. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
  2. Make connections using multiple sources to compare and contrast scientific events, ideas, and concepts.
  3. Apply scientific thinking to solve a problem.
  4. Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or bias.
  5. Paraphrase and summarize texts.
  6. Differentiate between opinion and fact in scientific information.
  7. Gather relevant historical information from multiple print and digital sources.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary for successful transition to college credit courses and/or living wage employment.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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