CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LAB

Study Session Schedule

NOAA's Ocean Facts

Historic Lab data

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1
  • Intro / Math Review
  • Lat, Long, & Compasses
  • Bathymetry
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Exam 1
  • Part 2
  • Hydrothermal Vents
  • San Francisco Bay Chemistry
  • El Nino
  • Exam 2
  • Part 3
  • Marine Rocks and Sediments
  • Beach Materials
  • Field Trip: Ocean Beach
  • Exam 3
  • Part 4
  • Field Trip: Tidepooling
  • Plankton
  • Field Trip: Aquarium
  • Fouling Organisms
  • Exam 4

  • TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
    REQUIRED: Oceanography 1 Lab Manual (12.2 MB, 255 pages)
    Lab Manual is available as a PDF file that is formatted to print double-sided, black-and-white (color is optional). (NOTE: This manual should be brought to each class.)

    BY WHEN? By the first class meeting of the second week of the semester.

    HOW TO PURCHASE: You can download the PDF or email the web link directly to a printer of your choice, or you can use our recommended vendor, with whom we've established a convenient location, simple process, guaranteed quality, and set price:
      THE UPS STORE -- 1728 Ocean Ave (on the same block as the CVS Pharmacy, between Faxon & Jules). E-mail store5037@theupsstore.com or go to the store in person to place an order. Prepayment and 24-hour lead time is required. Black and white costs $15 + tax (Spring 2014 price). Full color: $25 + tax (Spring 2014 price). (Orders placed after the first week of classes may be subject to extra fees, so order early!)
    Manual Cover

    CLASS MATERIALS

    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:
      • Review Manual and Class Policies
      • Group work: review basic math skills
      • Group or solo: Complete lab
      • Review answer key when done
      • Complete ONLINE INTRODUCTORY SURVEY.
        (Note: to take this survey, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)
    3. REVIEW:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab

    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:

    Plate Tectonics (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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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 (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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    San Francisco Bay Water 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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    El Nino (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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    Exam 2 (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

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Web resources to assist:
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Web resources to assist: Beach Sands Flashcards
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Web resources to assist:
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    Exam 3 (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE:
      • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    2. ENGAGE:

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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:

    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
      • Complete ONLINE QUIZ reviewing previous week's lab
        (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password, go to Web 4, find the bottom link on the main menu, and reset your password.)

    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:
    2. ENGAGE: Complete Exam

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