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Jim Kuwabara

City College of San Francisco,
Two Year College


Geologic, chemical and physical history of our oceans including currents, waves, tides and coastal processes. Evolution of the oceans and ocean basins with emphasis on the interaction of the physical environment with chemical and biological processes.

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience
Earth System Topics: Oceans
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Course Context:

This is an introductory course with no prerequisites. Typically, 50% of the students take the course to satisfy a general education requirement. The course has an optional lab.

Course Goals:

Through this course, students will be able to:

How course activities and course structure help students achieve these goals:

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Class Syllabus (Microsoft Word 55kB May8 13)

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