Junior High Marine Science
Jr. High – Grade Level 6-8 - two semester course
Cost of class: $375 semester.
Instructor: Jennifer Morgan
Tuesdays: 2:45-4:15 p.m
Instructor: Terri Melton
Thursdays: 1:00-2:15 p.m.
1st Semester dates: PCLC-Sept. 15-Dec. 17th, 2nd Semester dates: Jan. 12-May 29
This class will introduce your student to the beauty of our oceans and the organisms that live in them. We will also focus on some local creatures that live right on our beaches, including the California grunion which lays its eggs here in the sand!
The class will include topics such as;
Intro to oceanography
Marine habitats (coral reefs, tide pools, kelp forest, sandy beaches, etc.)
Some dissections will be performed in this class.
Class meets weekly for 1.5 hours (45 minutes of lecture and 45 minutes of hands-on lab time). Weekly homework assignments from the text book and lab paperwork will be completed by students at home. Tests will be taken online at home and will be administered by a parent/guardian. One in-class practicum test will be given by the instructor. Possible field trips.
The following Textbooks are required:
Marine Biology-An introduction to ocean systems
Item #:019437 (Rainbow Resources)
Author:Amy Sauter Hill
Marine Biology Coloring Book
Item #:032462 (Rainbow Resources)
Author:Thomas M. Niesen; Coloring Concepts Inc. Staff