Oceanography Syllabus

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Text Book Chapter Topic Covered Standard of Learning Covered
First Nine Weeks
Hand out Safety 1.1
Hand out Aquarium set up 1.2-1.3
Five,Seven, Nine and Eleven Oceanographic Instrunments 1.4
One & Two Historic Aspects (Paper) 1.14
Ten, Eleven and Twelve Habitats 5.2-5.4
Ten, Eleven and Twelve Living Levels 5.1-5.2
Four Ocean Sediments 2.5
Nine Formation of Shorelines 2.4
Nine Shoreline Features 1.6, 2.4
Second Nine Weeks
Three Plate Tectonics 2.1
Three and Four Topography of the Ocean 2.2
Nine Barrier Islands 2.2
Nine Estuaries 2.4
Nine Chesapeake Bay (Paper) 2.3
Legislation Current issues 6.4
Five Molecular Structure of Water 3.1
Five Chemical Composition 3.2
Third Nine Weeks
Five Physical Characteristices 3.1-3.4
Six and Seven Global Wind Paterns and Currents 4.1-4.2
Eight Waves and Tides 4.3-4.4
Speaker and Paper Careers (Paper) 6.5
Hand Outs Marine Heritage 6.6
Nine and Newspaper Conservation and Ocean Resources 6.1
Fourth Nine Weeks
Ten & Eleven Plankton 1.6-1.9, 5.1-5.3
Ten & Eleven Nekton (Disection Lab) 1.6-1.9, 5.1-5.3
Ten & Twelve Benthos 1.6-1.9, 5.1-5.3
Ten Food Relationship 1.6-1.9, 5.1-5.3
Eleven & Twelve Similarity & Differences of Structure 5.4
Two, Ten, Eleven & Twelve Economic Importance and Navigation 6.1, 6.3, 6.4, 6.7
Speaker and News Shipping, Boating, and the Sea 6.2-6.7
copyright Phyllis Butler, 2005