Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Fall 2015

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

24 Aug
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 31 Aug
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

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

due Mon 7 Sept
by midnight

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

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

due Mon 14 Sept
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 14 Sept
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

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

due Mon 21 Sept
by midnight


Exam One Instructions
Emailed Thurs 17 Sept

Journal Report #1
due Mon 21 Sept
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

21 Sept
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (23 or 24 Sept) - your choice
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 24 Sept
  • Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

28 Sept
Marine Ecology
  • 3.1 Marine Life
  • 3.2 Tidepools
Quiz 5
(covers 3.1 and 3.2)

due Mon 5 Oct
by midnight


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

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

5 Oct
Marine Ecology
  • 3.3 Sandy Beaches
  • 3.4 Mud Flats
Quiz 6
(covers 3.3 and 3.4)

due Mon 12 Oct
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

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

due Mon 19 Oct
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 19 Oct
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

19 Oct
Bottom Dwellers
  • 4.3 Antarctica
  • 4.4 The Arctic
Quiz 8
(covers 4.3 and 4.4)

due Mon 26 Oct
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Emailed Thurs 22 Oct

Journal Report #2
due Mon 26 Oct
4.3 Sample Questions (p. 30)

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

26 Oct
Examination Two covers Marine Ecology and Bottom Dwellers
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (28 or 29 October) - your choice
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 29 October

2 Nov
Water Dwellers
  • 5.1 Salmon
  • 5.2 Marine Turtles
Quiz 9
(covers 5.1 and 5.2)

due Mon 9 Nov
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

9 Nov
Water Dwellers
  • 5.3 Elephant Seals
  • 5.4 Gray Whales
Quiz 10
(covers 5.3 and 5.4)

due Mon 16 Nov
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 16 Nov
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

16 Nov
Water Dwellers
  • 5.5 Killer Whales

Oceans' Future
  • 6.1 Outlook
Quiz 11
(covers 5.5 and 6.1)

due Mon 23 Nov
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

23 Nov
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 30 Nov
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Thurs 26 Nov

Journal Report #3
due Mon 30 Nov
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

7 Dec
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (9 or 10 Dec) - your choice
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 10 Dec

10 Dec
Thursday 10 Dec is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 4 Aug 2015)
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