Welcome to Lani Aina Kai's
oceanography home page. Here you can find your class syllabus,
lecture notes, assignments and their due dates, exam topics and
exam dates, FAQ, and links to interesting oceanography Web sites.
* Quiz * The
first readings discussion, Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor, which is due Tuesday, September 1, for the TR classes and Friday, August 28, for
the MWF classes,
is posted on the Assignments page. To learn more about the readings discussion assignments, see
your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.
* Math * The
first math problem of the semester, Calculate the difference between the two average crustal elevations, will be completed in
class on Monday, August 31, for the MWF classes and Tuesday, September 1, for the TR classes. To see an example of the math problem,
see the Math Problems page or Exam
Topics page.
* New * The
second readings discussion, Marine Provinces, which is due Thursday, September 3, for the TR classes and Friday, September 4, for
the MWF classes,
is posted on the Assignments page. To learn more about the readings discussion assignments, see
your class syllabus on the Syllabi page.
* New * The
second math problem of the semester, Calculate a sea floor spreading rate, will be learned in
class on Wednesday, September 2, for the MWF classes and Tuesday, September 1, for the TR classes. To see an example of the math problem,
see the Math Problems page or Exam
Topics page.
* Media Topic * The
first media topic, an optional assignment, is due
Monday, September 7, for the MWF classes and Tuesday, September 8, for
the TR classes. To read about this optional assignment, see
your
syllabus on the Syllabi page and Media
Topics Information page, which shows an example.
* Notes * The
initial set of notes for the first exam, Plate Tectonics, is posted on the Notes page. The notes will be complete approximately
one week prior to the quiz.
* Exam Topics* The
initial set of exam topics for the first exam, First
Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam
Topics page. The exam topics will be complete
approximately one week prior to the exam.
* Text * Students can purchase the online version of the course text, *Essentials of Oceanography*, Eleventh Edition, by Trujillo and Thurman, at the My Pearson Store. Want to improve your learning
skills? Check out the links on the Learning
Skills page. |