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Oceanography Fee: $25.00
Grade/Age Level: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th,
Sep. 12, 13-May. 22, 2014—Th
Period: Middle & Mixed Grades; 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Location: The Well Church
Instructor(s): Mrs. Amanda Lear

Curriculum: Textbook: ISBN#:

I am pleased to offer a series of classes in Oceanography. The classes are intended to be multidisciplinary i.e., include English, Science, Geology, Geography and some maths skills. I will be including information sheets / links which allow you and your student(s) to explore this arena further at the end of each class – these will be emailed to reduce paper and to save them getting lost.

Classes will cover : Intro to Oceanography; Oceans – their chemistry, temperature, currents and so on; Ecological Zones of Earth’s Oceans; Beaches; Estuaries; Deltas; Coral Reefs; Waves, Tides and Tsunamis; Marine Food Chains; an in-depth look at specific aspects of Oceanography including specific creatures e.g. Sharks, crustaceans, jellies.

I will put together some field trips such as one to either Long Beach aquarium ($6/student) or Scripps Birch Aquarium; Buena Vista Audubon Visitor Center

Students need a 1.5” Folder; some plain and lined paper; Subject Dividers; Scissors, glue stick, white glue, ruler, markers, crayons, colored pencils, pen, pencils, paper

It is intended this class is run over both semesters.

1st Semester Classes will finish on 5 December 2013

2nd Semester Classes will finish on 24 April 2014

Cost: $25 – Students may be asked to bring additional materials for specific projects

Class size 15 students

Status: open Capacity: 15 Available: 9 Waitlist: 0