Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Spring 2016

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

18 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 25 Jan
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

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

due Mon 1 Feb
by midnight

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

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

due Mon 8 Feb
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 8 Feb
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

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

due Tues 16 Feb
by midnight
(due to holiday)


Exam One Instructions
Emailed Thurs 11 Feb

Journal Report #1
due Mon 15 Feb
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

15 Feb
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (17 or 18 Feb)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 18 Feb
  • Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

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

due Mon 29 Feb
by midnight


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

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

29 Feb
Marine Ecology
  • 3.3 Sandy Beaches
  • 3.4 Mud Flats
Quiz 6
(covers 3.3 and 3.4)

due Mon 7 Mar
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

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

due Mon 14 Mar
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 14 Mar
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

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

due Mon 21 Mar
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Emailed Thurs 17 Mar

Journal Report #2
due Mon 21 Mar
4.3 Sample Questions (p. 30)

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

21 Mar
Examination Two covers Marine Ecology and Bottom Dwellers
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (23 or 24 Mar)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 26 Mar

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

due Mon 11 April
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

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

due Mon 18 April
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 18 April
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

18 April
Water Dwellers
  • 5.5 Killer Whales

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

due Mon 25 April
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

25 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 2 May
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Thurs 28 April

Journal Report #3
due Mon 2 May
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

2 May
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (4 or 5 May)
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 14 May



Thursday 5 May is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 11 Jan 2016)
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