OCEANOGRAPHY 1 LAB

Review Course Welcome Information

INSTRUCTOR: Jim Kuwabara
Questions? Contact: jkuwabar@ccsf.edu
Syllabus: Fall 2016 | (Spring 2017)

Lab Manual/Textbook

Students on Beach

RESOURCES:    Study Session Schedule   |    NOAA's Ocean Facts   |    Earth Science News  |    Historic Lab data

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 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).
    • Protect Your Manual -- Keep pages from falling out by sewing up the spiral binding.
      Instructions: (2 min, 22 MB): Video | Video w/CC | Script
  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 mail.ccsf.edu account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password or don't know how to use your email, go to CCSFmail FAQ for Students.)
 
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:
  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.)
 
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:
  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.)
 
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:
  3. REVIEW:
 

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:
  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.)
 
Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco Bay 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.)
 
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.)
 

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:
 
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.)
 
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:
 

Exam 3 (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 (see following box).
    • Complete prereading for next week
 

Section 4 -- Marine Life (return to TOP)

Resources for Section 4 -- Marine Life:
 
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.)
 
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.)

Exam 4 (return to TOP)

  1. PREPARE:
    • Review practice exams (reference textbooks and online resources to assist if needed)
    • Classifying Marine Organisms Series
    • Flashcards: Marine Organisms Classification PDF
  2. ENGAGE: Complete Exam
  3. OPTIONAL: Complete ONLINE END-OF-SEMESTER COURSE EVALUTION

For edit access to google documents (glossaries, Q&A, and quizzes), you must first be logged into your mail.ccsf.edu account. Example: jdoe3@mail.ccsf.edu. If you have forgotten your password or don't know how to use your email, go to CCSFmail FAQ for Students.)

(return to TOP)

For questions about this web page, contact Katryn Wiese     |     Wiese Faculty Page