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:
    FOR SPRING 2015: Wirebound Workbook Spring 2015(Available by December 1 2014)
    FOR FALL 2014: Wirebound Workbook Fall 2014 (14 Mbyte file, 235 pages).
    The workbook contains all handouts and assignments for the entire semester,
    NOTE: This manual should be with you whenever you are completing class work.
    For face-to-face classes, bring it with you to every class.
    For online classes, keep it with you while accessing all online content and discussions.


    BY WHEN? By the beginning of the second week of the semester.

    PRINTING/PURCHASE INSTRUCTIONS: the workbook is designed to print double-sided, black-and-white (color is optional, but recommended). 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 (see below).
      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!)

    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!)
    Small image of cover of the class workbook.

    Small image of the cover of the class textbook.


    Class Introduction (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by the end of the first week of classes:
      • Register for class and make sure you have sufficient time in your schedule.
      • Purchase wirebound class workbook (see above for multiple ways to purchase it).
      • RECOMMENDED: Purchase or ensure access to a class textbook.
      • COMPLETE Introductory Survey Fall 2014
        (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.)
      • To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
      • To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
    2. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Water Planet (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Water Planet
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Plate Tectonics (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Seafloor & Sediments (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 1 (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • 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 by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or end of Thursday class session (face-to-face): Take exam.

    Seawater Physical Properties (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Seawater Chemistry (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Seawater Chemistry
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Atmosphere (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Ocean-Atmospheric Interactions
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Circulation & Currents (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapters on Ocean Currents and Circulation
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 2 (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • 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 by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or end of Thursday class session (face-to-face): Take exam.

    Waves (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Waves
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Animation of waves moving and the orbital motion of the particles of water.

    Animation of waves moving and the orbital motion of the particles of water.

    Tides (return to TOP)

    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapters on Tides
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Coasts, Beaches, Estuaries, & Environmental Challenges (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 3 (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • 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 by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or end of Thursday class session (face-to-face): Take exam.

    Living Ocean (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Productivity and Plankton (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • WATCH VIDEO TUTORIALS, take notes, and complete tutorial-specific worksheets (100% done):
      • READ/REFERENCE TO ASSIST WITH ABOVE: Chapter on Productivity and Plankton
      • 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. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:
    Nekton & Benthos (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
    2. To be completed by Thursday at 6 am: 1 Concept Sketch (in class workbook)
    3. To be completed throughout the week in class (face-to-face) or through INSIGHT forums (online):
      • SMALL GROUP REVIEW of preparatory worksheet
      • WHOLE GROUP REVIEW of concept sketches.
      • Completion of additional chapter activities (in workbook).
      • Class Q&A and review.
    4. REVIEW after class. More resources:

    EXAM 4 (return to TOP)
    1. To be completed by Tuesday at 6 am:
      • 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 by Thursday at 6 am (online class) or end of Thursday class session (face-to-face): Take exam.

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