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Marine Biology: Introduction to Marine Ecology

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Laura Petrusic
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(269)
In this 4-week class, learners will explore foundational concepts in marine ecology. #ACADEMIC

Class experience

US Grade 7 - 9
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 

-Trace energy and nutrient flow with marine ecosystems.
-Describe marine species interactions.
-Explain the effects of physical  environmental changes on marine organisms including: wave action, salinity and temperature.
-Identify how abiotic and biotic factors affect specific marine environments.  
-Describe how human activity impacts marine environments.
-Explain how current research provides insight to mitigation and restoration of human impacts on the marine environment.
Homework Offered
For learners choosing to complete the homework, it should take no more than 1 hour per week to complete.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
For learners choosing to have their work assessed, the grading rubric is as follows: Weekly Discussion: 5 pts/wk = 20 pts. *for full credit, discussion post will need to include substantive questions or answers relative to the weekly content. Weekly Quiz: 10 pts/wk = 40 pts. Weekly Homework: 10 pts/wk = 40 pts.
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Please Note:
*This class uses Annenberg Learner (https://www.learner.org/) for ecological simulations of predator prey relationships. Your learner does not need an account to access these simulations and your learner will never be asked to enter and email address or username.  
 
*This class uses an online tool called Genially (https://genial.ly/). Genially tools are presentation slides with additional features to increase interaction. You do not need an account to use Genially and your learners will never be asked to enter an email address or username. 

*This class uses an online tool called Cloudpano (https://www.cloudpano.com/).  This is a 360 virtual touring application.  You do not need an account to access Cloudpano tours and your learners will never be asked to enter an email address or username. 

*This classes uses an online tool called Google Jamboard, (https://www.jamboard.google.com/) a online whiteboard application.  This will be shared via posted link to the classroom.  You do not need an account to access Google Jamboard. 

*This class uses an online tool called Padlet, (https://www.padlet.com/) an online bulletin board.  This will be shared via a link posted to the classroom. You do not need an account to access Padlet. 

*This class uses an online tool called Nearpod, (https://www.nearpod.com/) an online content presentation site.  This will be shared via a link posted to the classroom.  You do not need an account to access Nearpod. 

* This class uses an online tool called Canva, (https://www.canva.com/) an online content presentations site. This will be shared via a link posted to the classroom.  You do not need an account to access Canva.   
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(269)
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Welcome Parents and Students,

Thank you for taking the time to explore my courses!  Let me tell you a little bit about myself and the courses I teach on Outschool.  I am a state of Florida, professionally certified science teacher. As an... 
Flex Class

$10

weekly or $40 for 4 weeks
4 weeks

Completed by 8 learners
No live video meetings
Ages: 12-15

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