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Dr. Chamberlin's Fall 2004 Oceanography On-Campus Course Guidelines

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12. Course Syllabus

Weekly Schedule

Week
Dates
TOPIC
Reading
Exams
Quizzes
Participation
Assignments
1
8/23
Course Guidelines
Chapter 1
1 - Introductions

8/25

Ocean Science
1
2
8/30
Ocean Origins
Chapter 2
2 - In-class activity

9/1

Plate Tectonics
2
3
9/6
Labor Day Holiday
NO CLASS

9/8

Plate Tectonics
Chapter 3
3
4
9/13
Seafloor features
Chapter 4
3 - PowerWeb article for Chapter 3 - Online

9/15

Exam 1
All lectures and reading Weeks 1-4

4 Online only
5
9/20
Water
Chapter 5
4 - In-class activity

9/22

Salts
Chapter 6
5
6
9/27
Density
5 - In-class activity
9/29
Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions
Chapter 7
6
7
10/4
Water Masses
Chapter 8
6 - PowerWeb article for Chapter 8 - Online
10/6
Ocean Circulation
7
8
10/11
Ocean Currents
Chapter 9
7 - In-class activity
10/13
Exam 2
All lectures and reading Weeks 5-8
8 Online only
9
10/18
Waves
Chapter 10
8 - In-class activity
10/20
Tides
Chapter 11
9
10
10/25
Beaches
Chapter 12
9 - In-class activity
10/27
Estuaries
10
11
11/1
Environmental Issues
Chapter 13
10 - PowerWeb article for Chapter 13 - Online
11/3
Exam 3
All lectures and reading Weeks 9-11
11 Online only
12
11/8
Life
Chapter 14
11 - In-class activity
11/10
Phytoplankton
Chapter 15
12
13
11/15
Primary Production
Chapter 16
12 - PowerWeb article for Chapter 16 - Online
11/17
Global Productivity
13
14
THANKSGIVING BREAK - TAKE EXAM #4 ONLINE - ALL LECTURES AND READING WEEKS 12-13
15
11/29
Fishes and Squids
Chapter 17
13 - In-class activity
12/1
Sharks
14
16
12/6
Rocky Intertidal and Vents
Chapter 18
14 - In-class activity
12/8
Coral Reefs
15
17
12/13
Exam 5
All lectures and reading Weeks 15-17
Finals Begin 12/14
MW 9A Class Final Held Monday, December 20, 9-11 AM
MW 1030A Class Final Held Wednewsday, December 15, 9-11 AM

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