MiraCosta College

OCEA 101

Introductory Oceanography

Tuesdays and Thursdays

4:30 pm to 5:45 pm

 

INSTRUCTOR

Ray Rector

Prof's E-mail

PROF's CURRICULUM VITAE

 

VITAL COURSE INFORMATION

Prof's Welcome Message

Class Schedule

Course Syllabus

Course Pay Textbook

Course Free Textbook

Canvas Course Link

Course Themes

 

PLAGIARISM

My Policy

 

TEXTBOOK VIDEO ANIMATIONS

 

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

Intro to Oceanography - PDF

Intro to Oceanography - PPT

Origin of Ocean - PDF

Origin of Ocean - PPT

Plate Tectonics - Part I - PDF

Plate Tectonics - Part I - PPT

Plate Tectonic Map - PDF

Plate Tectonics - Part II - PDF

Plate Tectonics - Part II - PPT

Seafloors - PDF

Seafloors - PPT

Marine Sediments - PDF

Marine Sediments - PPT

Seawater Chemistry - PDF

Seawater Chemistry - PPT

Atmospheric Circulation - PDF

Atmospheric Circulation - PPT

Ocean Circulation - PDF

Ocean Circulation - PPT

Wind Waves - PDF

Wind Waves - PPT

Tsunami - PDF

Tsunami - PPT

Ocean Tides - PDF

Ocean Tides - PPT

Shorelines - PDF

Shorelines - PPT

Human Impact on Shorelines - PDF

Human Impact on Shorelines - PPT

Evolution and Classification of Marine Life - PDF

Classification and Evolution of Marine Life - PPT

Physical Factors of Marine Life - PDF

Marine Habitats / Physical Factors - PPT

Marine Communities - PDF

Marine Communities - PPT

Plankton and Primary Productivity - PDF

Plankton and Primary Productivity - PPT

Marine Invertebrates - PDF

Marine Invertebrates - PPT

Marine Fishes - PDF

Marine Fishes - PPT

Marine Mammals - PDF

Marine Mammals - PPT

Marine Resources - PDF

Marine Resources - PPT

Marine Pollution - PDF

Marine Pollution - PPT

Climate Change - PDF

Climate Change - PPT

 

TEXTBOOK VIDEO ANIMATIONS

  

EV VIDEO LESSONS

Video Lesson 1: "Water Planet Origins"

Video Lesson 2: "Early Sea Exploration"

Video Lesson 3: "Plate Tectonics I"

Video Lesson 4: "Plate Tectonics II"

Video Lesson 5: "Seafloors"

Video Lesson 6: "Marine Sediments"

Video Lesson 7: "Seawater Properties"

Video Lesson 8: "Seawater Structure"

Video Lesson 9: "Ocean Extremes"

Video Lesson 10: "Atmospheric Circulation"

Video Lesson 11: "Ocean Surface Currents"

Video Lesson 12: "Deep Ocean Currents"

Video Lesson 13: "Wind Waves and Surf"

Video Lesson 14: "Tsunami"

Video Lesson 15: "The Tides"

Video Lesson 16: "Coastal Systems"

Video Lesson 17: "Human Impact on Coasts"

Video Lesson 18: "Evolution of Sealife"

Video Lesson 19: "Marine Life Classification"

Video Lesson 20: "Primary Prooductivity"

Video Lesson 21: "Marine Invertebrates"

Video Lesson 22: "Marine Vertebrates"

Video Lesson 23: "Marine Communities"

Video Lesson 24: "Marine Resources"

Video Lesson 25: "Marine Pollution"

Video Lesson 26: "Reflection on Ocean"

  

TEXTBOOK VIDEO ANIMATIONS

 

LECTURE OUTLINES

Intro to Oceanography - Origins

History of Oceanography

Plate Tectonics

Seafloors and Marine Sediments

Physical and Chemical Properties of Water

Seawater Chemistry and Ocean Salinity

Atmospheric Circulation

Ocean Circulation

Wind Waves

Tsunami & Tides

Coastlines and Beaches

Marine Life - Overview (CH13)

Marine Resources

Environmental Concerns

  

EXAMINATION STUDY GUIDES

Exam I Study Guide

Exam II Study Guide

Exam III Study Guide

Final Exam Study Guide

 

PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS

Practice Exam I

Practice Exam I Answer Key

Practice Exam II

Practice Exam II Answer Key

Practice Exam III

Practice Exam III Answer Key

Practice Final Exam

Practice Final Exam Answer Key

 

RESEARCH PROJECT

Research Proposal Assignment

Research Presentation Outline Assignment

Oceanography Research Hotlist

Proquest

Example: Presentation Outline w/ Bib

Professor's Student Presentation Scoring Rubric

Student's Presentation Peer Score Cards

 

WEEKEND FIELD TRIPS

FIELD TRIP #1 - COASTAL GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS

Field Trip #1 Information

In-Person Field Trip #1 Worksheet

Virtual Field Trip #1 Information

FIELD TRIP #2 - WAVES AND CURRENTS

Field Trip #2 Information

In-Person Field Trip #2 Worksheet

Virtual Field Trip #2 Worksheet

FIELD TRIP #3 - SHORELINE PROCESSES

Field Trip #3 Information

In-Person Field Trip #3 Worksheet

Virtual Field Trip #3 worksheet

FIELD TRIP #4 - MARINE LIFE

Field Trip #4 Information

In-Person Field Trip #4 Worksheet

Virtual Field Trip #4 Information

 

EXTRA CREDIT WORK

Tsunami Online Project

Seafood Consumer Guide

Global Warming Project

Iron Hypothesis Project

  

SUPPLEMENTAL ONLINE VIDEOS

  

"Big Bang" Video

"What Happened Before the Beginning? " Video

"Origin of Earth" Video

"Inside the Earth" Video

"Earth - Making of a Planet" Video

"Earth Story" Video

"Do We Need the Moon?" Video

"Drain the Ocean" Seabottom Video

"Evolution Primer" Video

"Evolution" Video

"Evolutions" Video

"Falsehoods of Creationism" Video

"Day the Earth Nearly Died" Extinction Video

Sumatra Tsunami Video

End-of-the-Line" Fisheries Video

Sharkwater Video

"The Cove" Dolphin Video

 

OCEAN LINKS

 

 

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