Nan Schmidt's Homepage
GLG 140 Introduction to Oceanography
Pima Community College

scallop photo

Current Classes & Activities
  Bio 105 Environmental Bio
  Bio 182 Bio for Majors II
  GLG 140 Intro to Ocean.
  Bio 183 Marine Biology

Fieldtrips and Fieldtrip Classes

Contact Information
Interesting Links
Marine Life Photo Gallery


Unfortunately this class is not being offered this semester. Sorry!

Tues/Thurs 8:40am–11:20am
West Campus, Science Building (K building) Room 136
Instructor: Nan.Schmidt@pima.edu

Fun Class!
For all of you anxious to learn more about marine science, this class is for you! Please contact me if you have any suggestions or questions. I will be updating this page periodically.

Course Description
Survey of marine science with emphasis on the inter-relationships between marine biology, geology, chemistry, and physics.
NOTE
: GLG 140 Introduction to Oceanography is a 4-credit class, with optional fieldtrip opportunities.

Click here to download a copy of the first practice quiz. This is a Microsoft Word document.

Click here to download a copy of the first lab. This is a Microsoft Word document.

Click here to download a copy of the map activity, with a blank map. This is a Microsoft Word document.

Click here to download a copy of the answers to the map activity. This is a Microsoft Power point file.

Look farther down on this page to find a link to the class notes.

Required Text and Materials
There are two required "things" that you can purchase at the bookstore for this class
1. Notes, Lab, and Ecobeaker Packet (three-ring punched, so you'll need a binder for it) Mandatory!
2. Paul Pinet. 2006. Invitation to Oceanography. Fourth Edition. (This is the textbook for the class.) OPTIONAL!

Class Syllabus and Schedule for Fall 2007
Click here to download the combined syllabus and schedule as a pdf file. Please be advised that both the syllabi and schedule are subject to change; changes will be announced and discussed in class.

Class Notes for Fall 2007
Click here to download the class notes for this fall (pdf file). Note: this file is about 65 pages long!

Link to CO2 experiment instructions.

Course Objectives and Outline

Interesting Links
all sorts of interesting, helpful, and fun places to visit

Gallery of Marine Life, Gulf of California
a photo tour of the common marine invertebrates of the Gulf of California

page last updated on 7/15/03

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