Assignment List for Marine Science 2017-2018
September 5: Brainstorming activity "What Life on Earth Would Be Like Without the World's Oceans." Record 6 common characteristics that all groups agreed on. Discussion of current problems concerning aquaculture in Washington State reflected by recent accidental release of Atlantic salmon into the environment.
September 6: Read p. 2 and discuss any similarities or differences in your listed characteristics from yesterday to those mentioned in the reading. Read pages 3-6 and on your own answer the following questions:
1. What are the major advances in marine science, according to the text that occurred in the last 200 years?
2. What do you think are the reasons that these advances have occurred in only the last 200 years.
September 7: Take notes from PowerPoint and lecture notes on hurricanes and tropical cyclone details.
September 8: Update on hurrican Irma. Cornell Notes for the movie Longitude. At least a page of notes. Pay particular attention to the science of navigation and the importance of a precise timepiece before the use of modern equipment used today for this purpose. The movie can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHvt48S9l4w&feature=youtu.be
September 11: Discus hurricane Irma and storm surge as the storm progressed up the Florida coast. Continue movie and note-taking from 50:58.
September 12: Read and discuss article, "The Bad News is Fish are Eating Lots of Plastic. Even Worse, They Like It." Continue atching video, "Longitude." from 1:21.
September 13: Read and discuss article from PDN, "Farmed Salmon Debate." Continue watching video, "Longitude" from 1:56.
September 14. Read article, "Farmed Salmon Debate," from the Peninsula Daily News (an Associated Press article). Continue taking video notes for "Longitude."
September 15. Finish video. Take notes from PowerPoint presentation on "Ocean Bottom Features."
September 18: Read p. 21-22. Discuss Earth's structure. Cornell Notes, "Invasion of the Land."
September 19: Finish Cornell notes of last half of yesterday's video. PowerPoint notes of, "Plate Tectonics."
September 20: Continue PowerPoint notes from "Wegener" to "Ridge Systems."
September 21: In the News. Discuss news article on "Crocodiles and Sharks Eat Each Other." Cornell Notes "How the Earth Was Made--Marianas Trench."
September 22: Finish Cornell notes. Read and take notes (1-2 pages) page 32, "The Record of the Sediments, Changes in Sea Level."
September 25: Marine Provences lecture notes. Cornell notes on "Wild Islands of Europe."
September 26: Finish video. Study for Test on Wednesday. Test will be over: Ocean Bottom Features, Longitude movie, Plate Tectonics, Hurricane notes. Watch video on Hurricanes (History Channel through Learn 360)
September 27: Test over Ocean Bottom Features, Longitude movie, Plate Tectonics and Hurricane notes.
September 28: Go over tests. Notes on PowerPoint, "Chemical and Physical Features of Seawater and the World Ocean.
September 28: Salinity Lab. Use two methods (density-hydrometer, and dissolved solids/evaporation) to determine the salinity of a seawater sample. Begin taking Cornell notes of the Planet Earth video, "Shallow Seas."
October 2: Finish Lab, Continue taking Cornell notes of video.
October 3: Read and discuss p. 39-46.
October 9: Finish Notes on Physical Features of Seawater. Watch video--Polar Seas and take Cornell Notes.
October 10: Review notes. Finish video.
October 11: Watch video--Blue Planet, A Natural History of the Oceans, Episode 2, "The Deep." Take notes.
October 12: Chapter 3 Test. Finish video.
October 16: Return tests. Read p. 63-65. List the importance of each building block of life. Start watching video: "Life," season 1, episode 1.
October 17: Read pp. 66-67. Take notes and define bolded words. Continue watching video.
October 18: Ch. 4 notes through "Primary Production." Finish video.
October 19: Notes from chapter 4, Cells and Organelles. Watch video, "Life--Fish."
October 20: Make a poster of an illustration in chapter 4 and present to class.
October 23: Work on poster. Begin taking Cornell Notes for video, "Life--Fishes."
October 24: Present poster. Take notes (Chapter 4). Finish Cornell notes for "Fishes" video.
October 25: Review "Cells and Organelles and Levels of Organization.
October 26: Review Respiration and Primary Production. Notes on Challenges of Life in the Sea.
October 27: Begin Egg Lab on osmosis.
October 30: Continue Egg Lab. Watch video, "Insects."
October 31: Finish video,"Insects."
November 1: Finish Egg Osmosis Lab, part 1.
November 2: Finish Egg Osmosis Lab, part 2
November 2: Notes on Chapter 4.
November 6: Notes on Chapter 4 up to Surface-to-volume ratio. Review for midterm test.
November 7: Midterm Test over readings and notes.
November 8: Video, "Planet Earth--Caves."