SCI020: Life Science - Oceanography (Elective)

Course Overview

In this introductory course, students construct an applied knowledge of the characteristics of aquatic systems. Students study ocean structure and marine ecology through hands-on exploration of coastal waters, open ocean waters, deep ocean waters, coral reefs, kelp forests, deep ocean vents, and tide pools. Through guided practice of the scientific model, using common household materials, students conduct field studies of local aquatic structures for the final project.

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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling
  • Materials List

Note: Materials lists are subject to revision and may vary slightly from state to state.