This class provides an introduction to basic oceanographic principles and marine plant and invertebrate biology. Students will study marine physics, chemistry, plants such as algae, and invertebrates such as corals and jellyfish.
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1). Video lessons taught by Gloria Brooks aka NatureGlo.
2). Course content Slideshow with accompanying study guide downloads per lesson.
3). Web resources, project and activity ideas and external resource videos enhancing the class content.
4). Teacher feedback for any comments, questions or work you leave a link to in each lesson’s comments box.
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Lesson #1 – Introduction to Oceanography
Lesson #1 – Oceanography – Introduction to world oceans
In this lesson, we look at the 5 major oceans.
Lesson #2 – Oceanography Part II
Lesson #2 – Introduction to Oceanography
Oceanography part II investigates the Coriolis effect, oceanic zones, waves and currents.
Lesson #3 – Marine Algae and Plants
Lesson #4 – Marine Algae – Diatoms
Lesson #4 – Video (4:41) – The Diatomist
This video clip is about the life work of diatomist, Klaus Kemp.
Lesson #4 – Marine Diatoms Quizlets (automated games, quizzes & test)
Students looking for grades and or high school credit will benefit from using the automated Quizlet games, quizzes and test.
Lesson #5 – Introduction to the Marine Invertebrates – Sponges
Lesson #5 – Pre-lesson Activity Marine Sponges Interactive
We study the secret lives of sponges and coral.
Lesson #5 – Jonathan Birds Blue World – Sponges Video (9:43)
Check out this short video clip with Jonathan Bird on sponges! Study guide included!
Lesson #6 – Marine Invertebrates – Jellyfish and Allies
Lesson #6 – Pre-lesson Activity – Jellies, Coral and Sea Anemone
We study the introduction to the Cnidaria, or jellyfish and allies including jellyfish, coral, and sea anemone.