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OCN 201 - Science of the Sea

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.

* New * The fourteenth and last math problem of the semester, Convert the rate of a rip current that flows at 5 mi/hr into m/s, will be learned in class on Monday, December 5for the MWF classes and Tuesday, December 6 for the TR classes. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page or Exam Topics page.

* New * The fourteenth and last quiz reading, Tides, which is due Thursday, December 8 for the TR classes and Wednesday, December 7for 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.

* Media Topic * The last media topic, an optional assignment, is due Wednesday, December 7 for the MWF classes and Thursday, Decemer 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.

* Exam Review * The review session for the final exam with the LRC's OCN 201 tutor, Jasmine, is scheduled for Thursday, December 8 from 9:00-10:00 am in ED 114.

* Field trip * The required field trip report can be written after visiting the Waikiki Aquarium. This field trip is taken individually, so be sure to staple your paid entrance receipt to the front of your report. For more information and directions, see the Waikiki Aquarium Field Trip page. The report is due the last day of class: Wednesday, December 7 for the MWF classes and Thursday, December 8 for the TR classes.

* Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third of the semester can be written after watching five 10-minute segments on PBS's Nova. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Nova Planet Earth Report page. The lecture report is due Wednesday, December 7 for the MWF classes and Thursday, December 8 for the TR classes.

* Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third of the semester can be written after watching Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Judgment Day Report page. The lecture report is due Wednesday, December 7 for the MWF classes and Thursday, December 8 for the TR classes.

* Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the final third of the semester can be written after watching An Inconvenient Truth. For more information on this optional assignment, see the Lecture Report page. The lecture report is due Wednesday, December 7 for the MWF classes and Thursday, December 8 for the TR classes.

* Exam Topics* The complete set of notes for the final exam, the end of Air-Sea Interaction, Currents, and Waves, is posted on the Notes page.

* Notes * The complete set of exam topics and questions for the final exam, Final Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam Topics page.

Want to improve your learning skills? Check out the links on the Learning Skills page.

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