OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LAB

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Spring 2015 & Fall 2015 INSTRUCTOR: Kirstie Stramler
Questions? Contact: kirstie.stramler@mail.ccsf.edu
Office hours and more: My Faculty Web Page

Students on Beach

SEMESTER RESOURCES
Lab Manual/Textbook   |    Study Session Schedule   |    NOAA's Ocean Facts   |    Earth Science News  |    Historic Lab data

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Strip of beach -- Cape Le Grande, Australia.

Class Introduction / Math Review (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Register for class and make sure you have sufficient time in your schedule.
    • Purchase wirebound class manual (see above instructions).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
 
Strip of beach at Barancha Bay, Baja, California.

Latitude, Longitude, & Compasses (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
    • Web resources:
  3. REVIEW:
 
Golden Gate Bridge.

Bathymetry (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
 

Exam 1 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Complete Exam
    • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material
    • Complete prereading for next week
 
Hydrothermal Vents (NOAA image).

Hydrothermal Vents (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    • Resources:
  2. ENGAGE:
    • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
    • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
    • Group or solo: Complete lab
    • Review answer key when done
  3. REVIEW:
 
Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco Bay Chemistry (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
 
Iguanas of the Galapagos Islands.

El Niño (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
  2. ENGAGE:
  3. REVIEW:
 

Exam 2 (return to TOP)

  • PREPARE:
    • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
  • ENGAGE:
    • Complete Exam
    • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material
    • Complete prereading for next week
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    Beach cobbles.

    Marine Rocks and Sediments (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     
    Sand for the beaches of the Galapagos Islands.

    Beach Materials (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     
    Students atop the sand dunes.

    Field Trip: Ocean Beach (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     

    Exam 3 (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Complete Exam
      • Participate in classroom PREVIEW of upcoming material (see following box).
      • Complete prereading for next week
     

    Section 4 -- Marine Life (return to TOP)



    Resources for Section 4 -- Marine Life:
     
    Radiolaria shells.

    Plankton (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     
    Aquarium Jellyfish.

    Field Trip: Aquarium (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     
    Intertidal rock life.

    Field Trip: Tidepooling (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Complete field trip authorization form.
      • Review prereading material (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Complete preading assignment IN FULL (and be sure to show instructor before class starts to get credit).
      • Inspirational video: Corals, Sponges, and Urchins -- close-up action
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     
    Mussels.

    Fouling Organisms (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
    2. ENGAGE:
      • Group work: review answers to prereading with groups
      • Group work: review lab equipment and basic skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
    3. REVIEW:
     

    Exam 4 (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE:
      • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
      • Classifying Marine Organisms Series
      • Flashcards: Marine Organisms Classification PDF
    2. ENGAGE: Complete Exam
    3. OPTIONAL: Complete ONLINE END-OF-SEMESTER COURSE EVALUTION

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