Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Spring 2018

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

22 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 29 Jan
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

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

due Mon 5 Feb
by midnight

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

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

due Mon 12 Feb
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 12 Feb
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

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

due Monday 19 Feb
by midnight

Exam One Instructions
Emailed Thurs 15 Feb

Journal Report #1
due Mon 19 Feb
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

19 Feb
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (21 or 22 Feb)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 22 Feb
  • Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

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

due Mon 5 Mar
by midnight


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

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

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

due Mon 12 Mar
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

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

due Mon 19 Mar
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 19 Mar
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

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

due Mon 2 Apr
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Emailed Thurs 22 Mar

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

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

2 Apr
Examination Two covers Marine Ecology and Bottom Dwellers
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (4 or 5 Apr)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 5 Apr

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

due Mon 16 April
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

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

due Mon 23 April
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 23 April
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

23 April
Water Dwellers
  • 5.5 Killer Whales

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

due Mon 30 April
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

30 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 7 May
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Thurs 3 May

Journal Report #3
due Mon 7 May
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

14 May
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (16 or 17 May)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 17 May



Thursday 17 May is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 14 Jan 2018)
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