Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Spring 2015

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

20 Jan
Course Schedule
Course Information Pages
  • Preface
  • Navigation
  • Table of Contents
  • Contacts/Copyright
  • SLOs
Introduction
  • 1.1 Beginnings
Send in enrollment confirmation (page 47 of booklet)

Quiz 1
(covers 1.1)

due Mon 26 Jan
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

26 Jan
Introduction
  • 1.2 The World Ocean
  • 1.3 Tools of the Oceanographer
Quiz 2
(covers 1.2 and 1.3)

due Mon 2 Feb
by midnight

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

2 Feb
Physical Ocean
  • 2.1 Seawater
  • 2.2 El Niño/ La Niña
Quiz 3
(covers 2.1 and 2.2)

due Mon 9 Feb
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 9 Feb
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

9 Feb
Physical Ocean
  • 2.3 Marine Geology
  • 2.4 Hawaii - Born of Fire
Quiz 4
(covers 2.3 and 2.4)

due Mon 16 Feb
by midnight


Exam One Instructions
Emailed Thurs 12 Feb

Journal Report #1
due Mon 16 Feb
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

16 Feb
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (18 or 19 Feb)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 19 Feb
  • Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

23 Feb
Marine Ecology
  • 3.1 Marine Life
  • 3.2 Tidepools
Quiz 5
(covers 3.1 and 3.2)

due Mon 2 Mar
by midnight


Get Term Paper Topic
Approved by Instructor
3.1 Sample Questions (p. 20)

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

2 Mar
Marine Ecology
  • 3.3 Sandy Beaches
  • 3.4 Mud Flats
Quiz 6
(covers 3.3 and 3.4)

due Mon 9 Mar
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

9 Mar
Bottom Dwellers
  • 4.1 Coral Reefs
  • 4.2 Deep-Sea
Quiz 7
(covers 4.1 and 4.2)

due Mon 16 Mar
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 16 Mar
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

16 Mar
Bottom Dwellers
  • 4.3 Antarctica
  • 4.4 The Arctic
Quiz 8
(covers 4.3 and 4.4)

due Mon 23 Mar
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Emailed Thurs 19 Mar

Journal Report #2
due Mon 23 Mar
4.3 Sample Questions (p. 30)

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

23 Mar
Examination Two covers Marine Ecology and Bottom Dwellers
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (25 or 26 Mar)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 26 Mar

6 April
Water Dwellers
  • 5.1 Salmon
  • >
  • 5.2 Marine Turtles
Quiz 9
(covers 5.1 and 5.2)

due Mon 13 April
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

13 April
Water Dwellers
  • 5.3 Elephant Seals
  • 5.4 Gray Whales
Quiz 10
(covers 5.3 and 5.4)

due Mon 20 April
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 20 April
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

20 April
Water Dwellers
  • 5.5 Killer Whales
Oceans' Future
  • 6.1 Outlook
Quiz 11
(covers 5.5 and 6.1)

due Mon 27 April
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

27 April
Oceans' Future
  • 6.2 Abalone (case study)
  • 6.3 Whaling (case study)
  • 6.4 Mariculture
Quiz 12
(covers 6.2,6.3,6.4)

due Mon 4 May
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Thurs 30 April

Journal Report #3
due Mon 4 May
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

11 May
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (13 or 14 May)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 14 May

14 May
Thursday 14 May is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 19 Jan 2015)
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