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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.

* Due Soon * The eighth media topic, an optional assignment, is due Monday, October 23 for the MWF classes and Tuesday, October 24 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.

* New * The ninth math problem of the semester, Determine if a chemical equation is balanced, will be learned in class on Monday, October 23 for the MWF classes and Tuesday, October 24 for the TR classes. To see an example of the math problem, see the Math Problems page.

* New * The ninth reading assignment, Marine Ecology I, which is due Thursday, March 18 for the TR classes and Friday, March 19 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.

* Tutor * The oceanography tutor, Emily, is available for tutoring sessions at the LRC.

* Notes * The initial set of notes for the second exam, the end of Marine Sediments, Seawater, and Air-Sea Interaction, is posted on the Notes page. The second exam note will be complete approximately one week prior to the exam.

* Exam Topics * The initial set of exam topics for the second exam, Second Exam Topics, is posted on the Exam Topics page. The second exam topics will be complete approximately one week prior to the exam.

* New * The optional lecture report assignment for the second 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, November 8 for the MWF classes and Thursday, November 9 for the TR classes.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the second 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, November 8 for the MWF classes and Thursday, November 9 for the TR classes.

* Lecture Report * The optional lecture report assignment for the second 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 Wednesday, November 8 for the MWF classes and Thursday, November 9 for the TR classes.

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

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