History of oceans trading cards (homework)
Due Date: September 7, 2012
Create 5 trading cards for famous oceanographers. They can be past or present. They should be on a 3x5 index card and should include a small picture if you can find one. It should include a short listed biography of major accomplishments and contributions. You can make them like baseball cards with stats and averages, or Pokemon cards with HP points and moves or any other type of collectible card you would like. Have fun.
Here are some starting points for research-If you use the wiki sites, please find other sources to validate the info.
Currents review sheet (homework)
Due Date: November 28, 2011
You may email this, post it or print it out. If you have difficulty with the open ended section - try your best and come to class with specific questions.
On 10/24 you will have control of the Project O research vessel. You can design a study that leads toward completing your year-long research or a one time study. The forms below should help you prepare for the trip. We will discuss this over the next couple weeks, but you should start to think about what you would like to study.
Register for your class on classjump (homework)
Due Date: September 25, 2011
Summer reading assignment (homework)
Due Date: September 9, 2011
You need to write one page about your summer reading. You should include 1-3 paragraphs on how the book relates to marine science, 1 paragraph about how the book relates to your own life experiences or future plans and 1 paragraph summarizing the book and including your reccomendations. These should be sent electronicallty and will be posted on the site for other students to see.
Go to these sites to read about the techniques we will be using. You must decide whether you will be streak plating a sample or pouring and spreading the bacteria. You may want to start some background research on the organisms you want to use for the lab. You will eventually write a lab report on the activity.
Background info for lab. (homework)
Due Date: May 19, 2011
Honors - choose an organism from the attached file to research. You should be looking for biomedical applications of compounds from these organisms as well as general info about these organisms. We will write a full standard lab report for this lab. You should include a survey of any current studies of this animal or its taxonomic group as well as a section on bioprospecting the sea.
Seas of Plastic - Meg Danley gets second at nationals April 28, 2011
activity proposal (homework)
Due Date: April 8, 2011
In class- work on your proposals for the applied part of your year-long project. Now is when some of you really need to get moving. I should be back during your block and can answer questions
Taken from the honors research project outline.
C. Write an Activity Proposal - which includes:
1. A detailed description of what the local issue is, what you plan to do about it and when. This should be detailed enough to build your final paper from and descriptive enough that I can understand what you are doing and make constructive comments about what you plan to do
2. A list of contacts willing to work with you on the project and a summary the connection they have to the issue.
3. A proposal for how you will present the information and to whom you will present it (Board of Ed. presentation, Water Pollution Control Authority meeting, video presentation etc....)
chapter 5 questions - review (homework)
Due Date: April 8, 2011
review, but do not answer the questions and read the posted answers. Come ready to discuss any that you don't understand.
Wave observations (homework)
Due Date: February 25, 2011
The following activity should be done in class on 2/25. If you do not complete it, consider it homework. You should have completed exercise 11 already. If you have not, please finish that for homework as well.