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Sarah "Sally" Zellers

University of Central Missouri


Earth Science 3115 is a lecture-based course designed to provide you with a basic understanding of ocean science, including origins of the ocean basins and continents, the operation of ocean processes such as tides, waves, currents, sedimentation, and biological and geological resources in the oceans. Periodic exercises will help students develop a more in-depth understanding of several of these processes. No prerequisites are needed.

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
Course Size:
less than 15

Course Goals:

Upon completion of this course, students should

Skills Goals

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

Students meet goals through exercises and lecture and are assed by examination


Through examination. Exams contain multiple choice, matching, compare and contrast and essay questions.


Zellers Oceanography Syllabus (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 22kB May28 13)

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