Lab 14B: Rocky Shore ASA
Started: Dec 7, 2015 12:27 AM
Dec 7, 2015 12:35 AM - late
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Lab 14B: Rocky Shore ASA
Total Grade: 4.9 (of
possible 5 points)
Alternate Site Activity (ASA) Instructions
This week, the lab
Lab Report for the Cabrillo Beach ASA
1) Evidence for phytoplankton in the water. (2pts)
During the ASA at Cabrillo Beach, we visited four coastal environments, an estuary, a
rocky beach, a sandy beach and a wetland.
Exercise 1: Data Interpretation
Dissolved oxygen is oxygen that is trapped in a fluid, such as water. Since
many living organism requires oxygen to survive, it is a necessary
component of water systems, such as streams, lakes, and rivers, in order to
Exercise 5: Significant Digits and Scientific Notation
Part 1: Determine the number of significant digits in each number and write out the
specific significant digits.
1. 405000 3, 405
2. 0.0098 2, 98
3. 39.999999 8, 39999999
4. 13.00- 2, 13
Exercise 2: Testable Observations
Determine which of the following observations are testable. For those that are
Determine if the observation is qualitative or quantitative
Write a hypothesis and null hypothesis
What would be your experimental a
Exercise 4: Accuracy and Precision
For the following, determine whether the information is accurate, precise,
both or neither. Circle the correct answer for each statement.
1. During gym class, four students decided to see if they could beat the
norm of 4
1. Which of the following represents the correct sequence of Eras in the Geologic time
scale? Oldest to youngest
2. The change in frequency of a sound wave caused by movement of its source relative to an
observer is known as th
OCEAN - ATMOSPHERE CONNECTIONS
Freshwater flux is a term used to describe the exchange of moisture between Earths surface and
atmosphere by evaporation and precipitation. More than three-fourths of the global water cycles
freshwater flux is be
Ocean in the Earth System
Introduction to Oceanograph
American Meteorological Socie
Case in Point: Tsunami
A tsunami is a series of rapidly propagating
shallow-water ocean wave that develops when
a submarine earthquake, l
Video Quiz: 18 Metamorphic Rocks
Q1. Why are there so many different types of metamorphic rock?
A. There are many different sedimentary and igneous rocks available to metamorphose.
Q2. How did the snowball garnets shown in the film form?
A. directed sheer
Video Quiz: 10 Geologic Time
Question 1 How old have bontanists discovered some trees to be?
Answer: 8000 years
Question 2 What amazing North American natual feature was used in the video to
demonstrate the concept of uniformitarism?
Answer: Grand Canyon,