OceanographyCourse Goals:This class is a second level Ocean Science. It is designed for students with an interest in Ocean Sciences. The course will cover topics in Marine Chemistry, Geology, Biology, Marine Resources and Oceanography.
Content Outline: Oceanography will cover at least the following…- Concepts of Physical Scienceo Motions vs. forceso Natural forces and their effects- Concepts of Life Scienceo Structure, function, development, life cycles, & diversity of living organisms- Concepts of Earth Science
o Earth’s geochemical cycleso Physical history and ongoing geological processes on Earth
o Cyclical changes controlled by Sun’s energy and Earth’s placement in solar system
o Origins and ongoing processes of the universe- Science and Technology
o Current issues in Oceanography
o Effects of technology