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Gulf Anoxia Course Project
Sadredin Moosavi, Tulane University of Louisiana
In this activity students work in groups to investigate the problem of Gulf of Mexico hypoxia before developing mitigation strategies based on local contriubtions to the problem. The students present their ideas in a public meeting debate format from which a solution must be selected by the entire class.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Project, Writing Assignment, Lab Activity
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Oceanography, Hydrology

Question of the Day: Regeneration of Fish
The two figures shown above are from the The Fishing Game (more info) game. They show the number of new fish per year that are added to the fish "stock," depending on the maximum number of fish that the ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Biology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources:Fisheries

Question of the Day: Ocean Waves #1
Sketch a simple diagram of an ocean wave and label its crest, trough, and wavelength. You are in a boat and you have a stop watch. How do you measure the period of the ocean waves passing beneath you? What ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 1
If the moon were farther away from the Earth: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 2
If the moon were larger: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Longshore Current
Three hotels are located near each other along a popular beach. Hotel 2 decides to build a groin (out into the long shore current). Which of the other hotels is most likely to sue to stop the construction? a. Hotel ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Chemical, Geoscience:Hydrology

ConcepTest: World Oceans #3
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Which of the locations would yield the highest ocean temperatures? a. C b. F c. G d. E

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation

ConcepTest: World Oceans #5
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean surface currents at B are flowing in what direction? a. to the northeast b. to the southwest c. to the southeast

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

ConcepTest: World Oceans #7
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Ocean currents adjacent to D are flowing approximately in what direction? a. to the north b. to the south

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical


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