WIESE OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LECTURE
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1
  • Class Introduction
  • Water Planet
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Ocean Floor & Sediments
  • Exam 1
  • Part 2
  • Physical Properties of Seawater
  • Seawater Chemistry
  • Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions
  • Ocean Currents
  • Exam 2
  • Part 3
  • Waves
  • Tides
  • Coastlines & the Environment
  • Exam 3
  • Part 4
  • The Living Ocean
  • Productivity & Plankton
  • Nekton and Benthos
  • Exam 4

  • REQUIRED:
    Wirebound Workbook Fall 2014 (14 Mbyte file, 235 pages) designed to print double-sided, black-and-white (color is optional, but recommended) with handouts and assignments for entire semester. (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). Prepayment & 24-hour lead time is required for all orders. Submit orders & payments in person or via PayPal to UPS5037@gmail.com. Be sure to include your Full Name, E-mail, Contact Number, Class Day (Tues/Thur), Manual Title & Printing Preference (Color or B/W) with all PayPal orders. Prices including sales tax: Full color: $27.00, Black and White $20.00. (A $3.00 handling charge will be added to orders placed after the first week of classes, so order early!) Orders placed before 08/14/2014 will be delivered to you in class on the first day of class.

    RECOMMENDED (not required): TEXTBOOK
    Essentials of Oceanography, Trujillo and Thurman (11th edition)

    WAYS TO ACCESS TEXTBOOK:
    • Purchase from CCSF bookstore
    • Purchase from online publisher or any other online book vendor (new or used) (Amazon.com)
    • Access copies on reserve in library
    • Borrow a loaner textbook from instructor (random authors) available for first few weeks of semester until you can acquire a more permanent solution (get them early).
    Multiple options are provided to make the textbook more affordable, including using earlier editions. If using a different edition or different author, it is the responsibility of the student to identify and read the relevant chapters within each text. (Instructor can help!)


    Class Introduction (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • Register for class and make sure you have sufficient time in your schedule.
      • Purchase wirebound class workbook from bookstore.
      • Purchase or ensure access to a class textbook.
    2. ENGAGE in class:
    3. COMPLETE during the first week of school: 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.)
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Water Planet (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Water Planet
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Plate Tectonics (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Seafloor & Sediments (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 1 (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before last class before exam:
      • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES:
        • Complete exam worksheet. (in class workbook)
        • Complete the semester-long research project (relevant questions).
    2. ENGAGE in class: Take exam.

    Seawater Physical Properties (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Seawater Chemistry (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Atmosphere (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Circulation & Currents (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapters on Ocean Currents and Circulation
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 2 (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before last class before exam:
      • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES:
        • Complete exam worksheet. (in class workbook)
        • Complete the semester-long research project (relevant questions).
    2. ENGAGE in class: Take exam.

    Waves (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Waves
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:


    Tides (return to TOP)

    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapters on Tides
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Coasts, Beaches, Estuaries, & Environmental Challenges (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Coasts and Coastal Processes
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 3 (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before last class before exam:
      • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES:
        • Complete exam worksheet. (in class workbook)
        • Complete the semester-long research project (relevant questions).
    2. ENGAGE in class: Take exam.

    Living Ocean (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Productivity and Plankton (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS and take notes:
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Productivity and Plankton
      • COMPLETE: Worksheet (in class workbook)
      • TAKE QUIZ!
        (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.)
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Nekton & Benthos (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before class:
    2. ENGAGE in class:
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • Concept sketches and in-class activities.
    3. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 4 (return to TOP)
    1. PREPARE. To be completed before last class before exam:
      • REVIEW PAST WORKSHEETS, CONCEPT SKETCHES, NOTES, BOOK, VIDEO TUTORIALS, AND RELEVANT INTERNET RESOURCES:
      • Complete exam worksheet. (in class workbook).
      • If relevant, complete the semester-long research project (relevant questions).

    2. ENGAGE in class: Take exam.


    Special Thanks Copyrighted music in videos used courtesy of these artists:   Alexis Harte   |    Kate Isenberg

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