Marine Science Chapters

Schedule Fall 2017

Date
(week of)
Internet Assignments Marine Science Booklet

21 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 28 Aug
by midnight
Assignments
(pages 3-7)

Enrollment Confirmation
(page 47)

1.1 Sample Questions (p. 8)

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

due Tues 5 Sept
by midnight
(due to Monday holiday)

Plan Field Trip
1.2 Sample Questions (p. 10)

1.3 Sample Questions (p. 12)

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

due Mon 11 Sept
by midnight

Field Trip Report
due Mon 11 Sept
by midnight

2.1 Sample Questions (p. 14)

2.2 Sample Questions (p. 16)

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

due Mon 18 Sept
by midnight


Exam One Instructions
Posted Thurs 14 Sept

Journal Report #1
due Mon 18 Sept
by midnight
2.3 Sample Questions (p. 17)

2.4 Sample Questions (p. 19)

18 Sept
Examination One (covers Introduction and Physical Ocean)
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (20 or 21 Sept) - your choice
  • Exams must be completed by the end of Thursday 21 Sept
  • Students who do not complete exam 1 will be dropped.

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

due Mon 2 Oct
by midnight


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

3.2 Sample Quesitons (p. 23)

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

due Mon 9 Oct
by midnight


Draft Scientific Experiment

Research Term Paper
3.3 Sample Questions (p. 24)

3.4 Sample Questions (p. 25)

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

due Mon 16 Oct
by midnight

Scientific Experiment Report
due Mon 16 Oct
by midnight

Write Term Paper
4.1 Sample Questions (p. 26)

4.2 Sample Questions (p. 28)

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

due Mon 23 Oct
by midnight

Exam Two Instructions
Posted Thurs 19 Oct

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

4.4 Sample Questions (p. 31)

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

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

due Mon 6 Nov
by midnight
5.1 Sample Questions (p. 33)

5.2 Sample Questions (p. 35)

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

due Mon 13 Nov
by midnight


Term Paper
due Mon 13 Nov
by midnight
5.3 Sample Questions (p. 37)

5.4 Sample Questions (p. 39)

13 Nov
Water Dwellers
  • 5.5 Killer Whales

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

due Mon 20 Nov
by midnight
5.5 Sample Questions (p. 40)

6.1 Sample Questions (p. 41)

20 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 27 Nov
by midnight

Exam Three Instructions
Emailed Wed 22 Nov

Journal Report #3
due Mon 27 Nov
6.2 Sample Questions (p. 43)

6.3 Sample Questions (p. 44)

6.4 Sample Questions (p. 46)

27 Nov
Examination Three covers Water Dwellers and Oceans' Future
  • Exam given on Wednesday or Thursday (29 or 30 Nov) - your choice
  • Exams must be completed (on campus) by the end of Thursday 30 Nov

4 Dec
Thursday 30 Nov is the last exam day and the last day to turn in any materials.

 Copyright and Credits
(Revised 6 Aug 2017)
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