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CCD & Calcareous Ooze Assignment
Cindy Lampe, Ventura College
The assignment pre-tests student understanding of the CCD, lysocline, calcareous ooze, and the deposition of marine sediments near mid-ocean ridges and ocean basins.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks:Carbonates , Chemical, Biochemical , Biology:Biogeochemistry:Biomineralization, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Depositional environments:Deep Marine Environment, Chemistry:Biochemistry
Jennifer Bown, Clackamas Community College
Students choose shell fragments from different species of Molluscs and calculate percent lose after soaking in different ph solutions for different periods of time. They research ocean acidification and especially ...
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Acids & Bases, Geoscience:Oceanography, Chemistry:Biochemistry
Getting a Grip on Hydrogen Bonds
Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College
The purpose of this brief (~15 minutes) activity is for students to directly observe some of the unique properties of water that are the result of hydrogen bonds, such as capillary action, adhesion, cohesion, and ...
Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry:Properties of Matter, Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Oceanography
Ocean Acidification: The Other Carbon Problem
Erik Christensen, South Florida Community College
This activity is part of the community collection of teaching materials on climate and energy topics. These materials were created by faculty as part of the CLEAN Climate Workshop, held in May, 2012 and are not ...
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Acids & Bases, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
How Many Plants Make a Future? The Carbon Dioxide Challenge
Rus Higley, Highline Community College Marine Science and Technology Center, Vanessa Hunt and Timothy Sorey, Central Washington University
This activity focuses on the role of photosynthesis in a sustainable future. Students explore the effect of photosynthesis and respiration in a 'closed systems' containing plankton, marine plants, and fish. By calculating carbon dioxide uptake and production in these systems, they predict a plant: animal ratio sufficient to maintain a system in carbon dioxide 'balance' for one hour.
Subject: Mathematics, Environmental Science, :Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Ecosystems, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Biology, Chemistry