W.M. Keck Science Department
Claremont McKenna College
Materials Contributed through SERC-hosted Projects
Oceans and Climate Debate part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
This activity orally tests students understanding of the links between ocean processes and global climate change. It is set up as a debate with students serving as the science experts and volunteer faculty serving as the opposition team.
Introduction to Oceanography part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Courses
Oceanography is a multidisciplinary science that applies physics, geology, chemistry, and biology to the study of the oceans. Topics covered will include formation of the oceans, interaction of the ocean with the atmosphere, influx and distribution of chemical compounds, carbonate system, and nutrient content.