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Ocean study guide exam1

Ocean study guide exam1 - Oceanography 201 Exam 1 Study...

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Oceanography 201 Exam 1 Study Guide Describe the difference between oceanography and marine biology. Know the 5 oceans of the world Identify four major disciplines in oceanography Understand the value astronomy provides to oceanography Understand general characteristics of the worlds oceans Name major players in oceanographic history and what they contributed to their field Discuss ancient and modern ways for navigation Describe the formation of the earth, oceans, atmosphere and life Understand the scientific method Know the difference between a hypothesis, theory and law Describe the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning Describe Jim Ingram’s study on ocean currents Describe the snowshoe hare and lynx study Know the terms independent and dependent variable, sample size, replication, randomization, experimental group, control group, confounding variable, and biased sampling Understand the principles of plate tectonics
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  • Summer '08
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  • Coral Atoll Formation, Understand general characteristics, ocean salinity Define, physical oceanographic terms

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