WIESE OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LECTURE

INSTRUCTOR: Katryn Wiese
Questions? Contact: katryn.wiese@mail.ccsf.edu
Office hours and more: My Faculty Web Page

Decorative image -- Acrylic painting of a coral reef created by Cristina Rivera, former student.

Course Welcome Information   |    Advice from Previous Students
REQUIRED Course Workbook (includes syllabus, policies and schedule)
Recommended Course Textbook   |    INSIGHT
Study Session Schedule   |    NOAA's Ocean Facts   |    Earth Science News  |    End-of-Semester Project

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Students on beach studying sand.

Class Introduction (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class):
    • Register for class and make sure you have sufficient time in your schedule (9 hours per week total).
    • Review welcome information.
    • Purchase wirebound class workbook.
    • RECOMMENDED: Purchase or ensure access to a class textbook.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS ONLY: Take Distance Education self evaluation.
    • ALL STUDENTS: COMPLETE Introductory Survey Fall 2015
      (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.)
    • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIAL and take notes:
      Class Policies Fall 2015: (14.5 min, 74 MB): Video | Video w/CC | Script (coming soon)
    • Review ALL class policies, student learning outcomes, and requirements -- found in the course workbook.
    • Introduce yourselves to fellow students.
    • Read and complete the What is Science? activity
  2. Due Saturday at midnight (online class):
    Review keys and correct week's activities. Ask questions through week's Class Policies Q&A forum.

PLAN AHEAD: Get started on video tutorials due by Tuesday at 6 am, next week. (See details in section below.)

 
Shoreline shot near Juneau Alaska.

Water Planet (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Lava flow on big island of Hawaii.

Plate Tectonics (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Current ripples in sand on a beach.

Seafloor & Sediments (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 1 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes: by Friday at midnight )
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE next week Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Water ripple over a rock with algae.

Seawater Physical Properties (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Salt crystals.

Seawater Chemistry (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Sunset in Suisun Bay.

Air-Sea Interactions (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Langmuir cells in Rodeo Lagoon.

Circulation & Currents (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 2 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes: by Friday at midnight )
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE next week Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Wave ripples atop water.

Waves (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
  5. YouTube videos of seiche/standing waves in swimming pools:
    Japan Hotel (2 minutes) | California (6 minutes)
  6. NOAA Ocean Explorer -- Ocean Waves
  7. Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) -- Scripps Institution of Oceanography
 
Tide flats at low tide.

Tides (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
    • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and COMPLETE TUTORIAL-SPECIFIC WORKSHEET (100% done):
    • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE:
    • TAKE TIDES QUIZ!
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Golden Gate Bridge from Crissy Field.

Coasts, Beaches, Estuaries, & Environmental Challenges (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 3 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
    • Complete the relevant questions for the semester-long research project (optional but highly recommended).
  2. To be completed before taking exam: REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet and related content.
  3. Take exam! (Face-to-face classes: Thurday in class | Online classes: by Friday at midnight )
  4. REMEMBER -- next week's content -- weekly tutorials, reading, worksheets, and quiz -- are DUE next week Tuesday at 6 am.
 
Salmon returning to Sheep Creek.

Living Ocean (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Seaweeds in the tide pools.

Productivity and Plankton (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 
Closeup of anemone tentacles.

Nekton & Benthos (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am (ALL classes):
  2. To be completed by Friday at 6 am (online class) or Thursday start of class (face-to-face class):
    • 1 concept sketch (your choice from workbook)
    • weekly class activity (in class workbook)
  3. To be completed by Saturday at midnight (online) or in class (face-to-face):
    • REVIEW and correction of chapter worksheet.
    • REVIEW of concept sketches and workbook images.
    • REVIEW and correction of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
    • Class Q&A and review.
    • ONLINE STUDENTS: Complete Correction Forum
  4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
 

EXAM 4 (return to TOP)

  1. To be completed by exam review day (face-to-face class) or Tuesday at 6 am (online class):
    • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES.
    • Complete exam worksheet (in class workbook).
  2. To be completed before taking exam:
    • REVIEW and correct Exam Worksheet.
    • Complete end-of-semester Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) exam. (Ungraded)
    • Complete end-of-semester Oceanography 1 Evaluation
      I use your feedback on the class to improve the class for future students. (I'm the only one that sees these results.)
      (Note: to take this quiz, you must be logged into your student email account.)
  3. Take exam!
    • Face-to-face: see syllabus in workbook
    • Online: through INSIGHT per schedule

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