Marine Science

Marine Science 

River Mill Academy - Fall 2019
Pauline Johnson (pjohnson@rivermill-academy.org) 
 
Course Description:
In this course, students will be presented with concepts of marine science that will build upon concepts learned in earth science and biology. The units of study will include Phase I: Understanding the Ocean and Its Processes, Phase II: Research and Analysis – Interpreting Satellite Imagery and Analyzing Animal Movements and Phase III: Understanding Human Impacts on the Ocean.  Students will learn through a variety of methods including reading, lecture, media, discussion, critical thinking activities
and laboratory work.    
 
Textbook: 
Marine Science: The Dynamic Ocean 
(Authored by Meghan E. Marrero, Ed.D & Glen Schuster, M.S.)