Marine Biology: an ecological approach (5th edition). James W. Nybakken. Required Reading Pages 4-7: seawater composition 7-10: basic oceanography 32-34: divisions of marine environment Review Pages 1-3: water properties 20-22: biotic structure of ecosystems Text Book is located in THS Library and is required.
Week 1 ~ Intro & Oceanography 101 Marine Biology Ocean video channel Marine Biology: an ecological approach (5th edition). James W. Nybakken. Required Reading Pages 4-7: seawater composition 7-10: basic oceanography 32-34: divisions of marine environment Review Pages 1-3: water properties 20-22: biotic structure of ecosystems Text Book is located in THS Library and is required.
Senior Project Ideas 2020 Aquarium Technician - upkeep and improvement of Sapopo's fish tank. 2 hours per week - ALL year!!! This is a rad project...seriously! Marine Biology microplastic research project for Outdoor School - to be developed this year and implemented next year. You will work with Dee Upton on this. (Junior Only) Plastic Pollution - animation video Mural - develop (sketch up) and paint a rad mural of our local marine ecosystem with all the relevant species and ecological zones. Mentoring from an epic local wildlife artist. Use it to teach a section on marine zones.
Netflix - ocean / marine bio documentaries Blue Planet II Chasing Coral Mission Blue South Pacific Shark A Plastic Ocean Life in Blue Wild Alaska The Polar Sea Battlefish Under the Arctic Sky (surf movie) Fish People Ocean Wonders Jellies Blue Planet
Current Events *Current Events Schedule Find an article that you find interesting and follow the instructions on the Current Events Guide and Rubric. Your article and presentation MUST include current/recent scientific research - what is the issue, background information, what data or information did scientists discover or learn, what next - what do scientists researchers hope to learn.
Complete the Ocean Basin map worksheet- due on Monday 3/19 - use Google Maps to help and then "the Google" to search up the rest (such as where the Tropic of Cancer is, etc) ; Reading - The Earth's Ocean Basins: pages 2(6) - 3(7) and use this to answer the questions on the back of the map. Make the map beautiful...if it is a mess, I won't grade it and will give it back to you for a "do over". Have a glorious day!!!
NOSB ~ National Ocean Science Bowl Interested in a career related to marine science? Join our team and compete against ~20 other high schools throughout the northwest at OSU! Scholarship and internship possibilities and more. Practices start the first week of October. 5 team members, +1 wing-person.... Team practices 1-2 hours weekly, plus 1 hour of research work.
Sub Day Watch - Desert Seas - video Take notes on the videofocusing on the formation of the two seas, at least 3 different species, and the ecological differences between these two environments ~ after the video is over, use your notes to write a detailed summary paragraph (obviously write your own and do not copy someone else's in class...duh). Turn in both notes and your summary paragraph - 8 pts.
Day 1... Intro video Circle-Up: Name, number (1-10), what are excited about specifically in this class? Syllabus:
what we learn here...
what to bring/have...NOTEBOOK required
the weekly flooooowwww: M - species list and notes. T - W - notes, etc. Th - LAB. F - quizzes.
**Weekly questions are due on Friday...and please note that I will only accept neatly written responses in complete sentences. If you have trouble writing neatly, please type your answers and print and turn those in..
Sub Week Jan 2 - Jan 5 Here is what you have to do while I am away this week. Three tasks listed below and you know what to do at this point...that is why you are in this class - because you get it. There is more than enough to keep you busy...so get work done, keep the room quiet and chill, and don't be a distraction/annoying to others trying to work around you...basic stuff. Thanks for being a rad class and knocking out this out while I am taking one for the team down in Costa Rica!!!
Marine Megafauna final project Final Project worksheet Final Chalk Drawing Rubric sign-up here Final chalk drawing DATE Thurs June 7th Students will fill out the following data sheet on their species, draw an accurate drawing of this species on the back WITH correct measurements and dimensions. This is DUE by the end of class Monday and must be checked-off by the instructor. Weds during finals students will draw their species with chalk in a designated area around the high school. Other classes will be invited to come out (after 1 hour) - and you will should be prepared to give a short (2-3 min) talk on your species. Resource - Marine Mammal Guide - Pac NW
Course Survey: how was Marine Biology for you?...fill this out and let me know
NOTES FINAL on Friday May 25th (absent = 0 on final) Study up on all weekly Q's and Notes Quizzes and the Ocean Basin map worksheet - use Google Maps to help and then "the Google" to search up the rest (such as where the Tropic of Cancer is, etc)
College Credit REGISTRATION FORMyour parents must sign this and it must be returned to Mr. Sapora in order for you to receive 4 college credits from Clatsop Community College.
WEDS & THURS ~ 3/15-3/16 Complete theOcean Basin map worksheet - - use Google Maps to help and then "the Google" ; Use the reading - The Earth's Ocean Basins: pages 2(6) - 3(7) to help you answer some of the questions on the back of the handout. This is DUE at the start of class on Monday 3/20. MAPS must be done neatly and with attention to detail for me to count them for any points at all.
FRIDAY ~ 3/17 Take a full page of DETAILED NOTES on the Planet Ocean video (notes must include information from the last part of video). Turn this in at the end of class. Due at the end of the period. 10 pts.
11/22 - Ms. Harrington's baby sharks - 40 min Worksheet (5 min) Read the description of the Blacktip Shark and answer the following questions: What is their distribution, habitat, 4x life history facts/adaptations, and why are they vulnerable to fishing?
(15 min) Read her BLOG ~ and answer the following questions. Why is it important to understand shark reproduction? How is shark reproduction similar to human? How is shark fertilization of the egg different from human? List and describe the three different methods of shark embryo development.
(10 min) Look at shark embryo's - draw it and make observations - lastly, write them down in the comment section of Ms. Harrington's blog.
The A Team? Thanks for all the good times guys...it's been legit.