Summer Marine Biology
Instructor: Marlana Preston
Email: marlanapreston [at] gmail [dot] com
Grade: Rising 9th graders and above (will not be high school credit for rising 8th graders)
Monthly Cost: $55/ a month or 3 months $165 all at once.
Material Cost: $20
Lab Fee: $20
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:50-11:05
Place: Oakbrook Community Church
Class Dates: May 29 – August 14
Students must be rising 9th graders (or higher) to receive high school lab science credit. The lecture and lab are both taught. Students should either have already taken biology, or be planning to take it the following school year. Summer is an excellent time to take this course, and the course may not be offered during the upcoming school year.
Note: student should be taking biology in coming school year, or have already had the biology course
Materials: textbook (Apologia Marine Biology)
binder with lined paper
Additional information: Both students and parents will need to check website and email weekly. The class will utilize the site www.edmodo.com.
More details concerning these sites will be made available prior to the first day of class.
Contact information: Marlana Preston can be reached at marlanapreston [at] gmail [dot] com or at (843) 860-5701.
Course calendar: Please note that topics may change based on pacing of class. Any changes will be announced in class and posted to Edmodo. Students are responsible for keeping up with assignments and turning in work on set dates. Labs will be taught in class in addition to lecture.
|1||Introduction and Module #1 – lab safety, oceans|
|2||Module #2 – life processes|
|3||Module #3 – first four kingdoms|
|4||Module #4 – invertebrates|
|5||Module #5 – invertebrates|
|6||Module #6 – vertebrates|
|8||Module #7 – vertebrates|
|9||Module #8 – ecology|
|11||Module #9 – intertidal zone|
|12||Module #10 – estuaries|
|13||Module #11 – coral reefs|
|15||Module #12 – continental shelf|
|16||Module #13 – epipelagic zone|
|17||Module #14 – deep ocean|
|18||Project assignments, lab reviews|
|19||Projects (Modules #15 and #16)|