Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Spring 2014

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

27 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 3 Feb
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

3 Feb
Introduction
      1.2 The World Ocean
      1.3 Tools of the Oceanographer
Quiz 2
(covers 1.2 and 1.3)

due Mon 10 Feb
by midnight

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

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

due Mon 17 Feb
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 17 Feb
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

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

due Mon 24 Feb
by midnight


Exam One Instructions
Emailed Thurs 20 Feb

Journal Report #1
due Mon 24 Feb
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

24 Feb
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (26 or 27 Feb)
Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 27 Feb
Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

3 Mar
Marine Ecology
      3.1 Marine Life
      3.2 Tidepools
Quiz 5
(covers 3.1 and 3.2)

due Mon 10 Mar
by midnight


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

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

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

due Mon 17 Mar
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

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

due Mon 31 Mar
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 31 Mar
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

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

due Mon 7 April
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Emailed Thurs 3 Apr

Journal Report #2
due Mon 7 April
4.3 Sample Questions (p. 30)

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

7 April
Examination Two covers Marine Ecology and Bottom Dwellers
Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (9 or 10 Apr)
Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 10 April

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

due Mon 21 April
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

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

due Mon 28 April
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 28 April
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

28 April
Water Dwellers
      5.5 Killer Whales

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

due Mon 5 May
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

5 May
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 12 May
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Thurs 8 May

Journal Report #3
due Mon 12 May
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

12 May
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (14 or 15 May)
Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 15 May

15 May
Thursday 15 May is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 16 Jan 2014)
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