The Ocean is home to an amazing assortment of organisms and ecosystems. Join us for an around-the-world adventure as we investigate the diversity of life under the seas.
Students will get an introduction to Ocean Science. They will learn about the taxonomy of ocean animals, including the differences between invertebrates and vertebrates. The class will explore the relationships among living things in ocean ecosystems, including food webs and predator-prey relationships. Students will gain an appreciation for the great diversity of life, ecosystems and relationships in the ocean. The class offers an intriguing introduction for students interested in further studies of oceanography or marine biology.
What You Will Learn
Students in Middle School: Adventures Under the Sea will:
- Explore Ocean Science to learn what factors affect marine ecosystems.
- Understand that Earth has one big Ocean with many features.
- Get an introduction to the great diversity of life and the many ecosystems in the Ocean.
- Know the differences between marine vertebrates and invertebrates.
- Understand the dynamics of food webs and predator-prey relationships in marine ecosystems.
- Learn about the habitats and ranges of different sea creatures.
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Note: Upon successful enrollment of a section, students will receive a confirmation email from our Student Services team. This email will include a link to an authorization form that is required to be completed within 72-hours of enrollment.
Course Number: MARI-90057
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)
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7/24/2023 - 7/28/2023
Synchronous web-based class meetings that are scheduled to meet online at published times (time/date).
Friet, Lorrie, MFA Design - University Mississippi
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Lorrie Blackard Friet is an educator specializing in STEAM content creation. She has developed programs for San Diego Unified and Los Angeles Unified school districts as well as the San Public Library NeXT program. Lorrie is a practicing artist featured at Tower 23 Hotel in San Diego 92109. Her paintings are in collections worldwide. Passionate about the Ocean, Lorrie is the senior instructor at the San Diego Floating Lab. This program explores the wonders of the Ocean with San Diego County students and visitors from Arizona, Colorado and Mexico. She is also a board member of Spiral Pacific, a nonprofit dedicated to global marine conservation.
Early enrollment advised.
No UCSD parking permit required.
No visitors permitted.
No refunds after: 7/17/2023.
This is a live online course that does not use Canvas. Instructor will contact student 24-hours in advance of start date with Zoom information (please check email associated with STUDENT'S account - not parent's account). Students are responsible for purchasing supplies. Supply information can be found by copying the following link into the address bar on your computer or mobile device: https://go.ucsd.edu/42eXxFV
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There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Pre-College Programs department at 858-534-0804 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.