Marine Biology

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Teacher: David Cain
Date/Time: Monday - 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Recommended Grades: 11th, 12th
Department: Science
Grade Level: High School (9th-12th)

Biology III:  H.S. Marine Biology & Lab (10th-12th)

Marine Biology concentrates on marine wildlife and marine habitats.  The course investigates general oceanography: the abiotic and biotic factors influencing the various marine environs; marine animal and plant habits and life cycles; the anatomy of many macroscopic marine creatures, such as clams, starfish, and sharks; and man's interaction with the marine world.  The lab component includes microscopic studies, dissections, observation of live specimens and activities designed to help students understand a wide range of concepts related to marine life.  In addition, if there is enough interest, we will organize trips to the TN and GA aquariums. 

Text and Supporting Materials to be provided by the student: 

Exploring Creation with Marine Biology, 2nd edition, Apologia Educational Ministries

The Seaside Naturalist:  A Guide to Study at the Seashore, Deborah A. Coulombe, Fireside Edition 1992 (Obtain through Amazon)

Prerequisite:  H.S. Biology

Tuition:  $90/mo OR $392/sem OR $775/yr

Lab Fee:  $130 due Aug 17th due to earlier start (includes all lab materials, including dissection kit & goggles)