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Oceanography

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Mea Cook

Williams College,
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Private four-year institution, primarily undergraduate
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Summary

This is an introductory survey of ocean science (geology, physics, chemistry, biology and human impacts).


Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Course Information
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)
Earth System Topics: Oceans
Course Size:
31-70

Course Context:

This is a 100-level class with no prerequisites. Students are ~50% first years, and are a mix of students taking the class to fulfill the science division requirement, and students who are taking it a pure elective. It is the gateway class to the maritime studies program and geoscience department.

Course Goals:

The students will be able to


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

The lab activities reinforce the major learning goals from each section of the class. The students are assessed through the exams.

Assessment


Syllabus:

Syllabus Williams College GEOS104 Oceanography (Acrobat (PDF) 118kB Jun10 13)

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