This semester course, along with other advanced Earth Science electives, is designed for college-bound students seeking in-depth experiences in Earth Science. Emphasis is placed on understanding the physical environment through an increased awareness of the processes of science.
Areas covered include the impact of oceans on everyday life; methods of oceanographic research; chemistry, salinity, temperature and motion of water; submarine and coastal landforms; erosion and deposition of ocean sediments; marine ecology; and oceans as a resource.
This class is next offered in the Spring Semester of the 2013-2014 school year. Stop by room 180 south for further information.