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Marine Science

$500

Spring 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022 – Friday, May 13, 2022

Charlotte Kelly

Cary Academy

Prerequisites

Biology

Credit

Upper

In this course, students will explore the physical, chemical and biological processes that shape the ocean and the organisms that live within it. Major topics include the fundamental ocean systems and environments, marine organisms and ecology, the effects of human activity on marine environments, and responses to climate change. Engaging with these subjects will support students in making more informed decisions as citizens faced with global marine issues. Students will examine scientific literature, engage in group discussions and projects, and conduct at-home laboratory exercises.

Term

Subject Area

Division

Credit

Upper