OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LAB
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INSTRUCTOR: Kirstie Stramler
Questions? Contact: kirstie.stramler@mail.ccsf.edu
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Study Session Schedule   |    Textbook Information

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 Niño
  • 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

  • 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:
      • 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.)
     
    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:
      • Try to complete original lab again on own
      • Complete practice lab
     
    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:
     
    World Relief Map.

    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 (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).
    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.)
     
    Golden Gate Bridge.

    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.)
     
    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:
      • 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
     
    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:
      • 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.)
     
    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:
      • 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.)
     
    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:
      • 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:
     
    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:
      • 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.)
     
    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:
      • 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.)
     
    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)
    2. ENGAGE: Complete Exam
     
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