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.
OSLIS - research site *secondary student *find information *Science & Environment Username: tillmook pw: oslis Cite by copying and pasting the Source Citation at the top and NOT the website URL.
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
* items go in the gradebook = have a due-date and points assigned.
Weeks 1-2 ~ Intro & Oceanography 101 Marine Biology Ocean video channel Text Book is located in THS Library and is required. 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
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.
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.
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.
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
**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..
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.