MNS 310 Exam 1 Review Questions
How does the difference in distribution of land and ocean between northern and southern
hemispheres influence atmospheric temperatures in the northern and southern hemispheres?
How and why does the thickness of the Earths c
05.03 Continuing With CurrentsLab Report
Title: Ocean Buoys and Currents
Objective: To use data from buoys to analyze ocean currents
Procedures: Plot the data for your bottle on the world map.
Data and Observations:
Which bottle did you select
ASSIGNMENT: 01.03 WHAT IS
Name of the body of water or natural place: Pond
Location (city and state): Tampa, Fl.
Time of day: 10:12 AM
Weather conditions: Hot and Humid.
Miscanthus, Grass, Algae, Lactiflora, Shrubs and some
Pickerel Weed. Most of
What are the colors of your shrimp?
What kind of natural background do you think it would use for camouflage?
Background of the reef or seabed that are orange.
How many appendages does your shrimp have?
Which appendages does th
ASSIGNMENT: 04.04 CREATE A
Foil to create structure
White Tape to hold
everything in place.
Paper Towel to create
cushion around pebbles
and to stuff my
2 pebbles to add weight to
It would be nice if we
didn't have to drill for oil in
the gulf. We have this
shallow if we had a major
oil spill continental shelf on
the west coast of Florida,
and it would be a real
disaster ill there. It would
be wonderful if we could
01.05 DESIGNING YOUR OWN EXPERIMENT Lesson Organizer
Use this document to help you design your experiment about one of the scenarios from the activity.
Copy and paste the template then insert your information for each of the steps of the scientific method
CLEAN UP AN
HOW CAN AN OIL SPILL BE
CLEANED IN THE OPEN
IF I USE A SPONGE IN THE OIL
SPILL, THEN OIL WILL BE REMOVE
F R O M T H E WAT E R B E C A U S E
S P O N G E S A R E V E R Y A B S O R B E N T.
How long has the species has
been in existence?
Galapagos Tortoise have been in existence for almost 200 million years.
How has the organism changed
or adapted over time?
The Galapagos tortoises have grown to adapt over time by develo
05.09 HOW DO
Which hand could remain under water
Part one: Answer the following questions using complete sentences. Each question is worth 4
1. Describe four factors that influence ocean currents.
Temperature, the difference in density of cold water versus density of warmer water is
Some Antarctic Research
Type of research you would like to
My research will be conducted on the penguin population in Antarctica. I want to do
an explanatory research to evaluate factors that affect the change in penguin
MNS 310 Exam 2 Review Questions
Diagram the development of the major ocean currents and explain the links among atmospheric
wind patterns, Ekman transport and ocean gyres. What characterizes western boundary currents?
How do downwelling and upwelling regi
Group Project Exploring the Crazy Critters in the Worlds Oceans
The class will be divided into 8 groups, each of which will be charged with presenting a travel
guide presentation highlighting the most interesting/exotic creatures of each particular ocean
MNS 310 Final Exam Review Questions
Why are continental shelves typically much wider on passive margins (divergent boundaries)
than on active margins (convergent boundaries)?
What are the sources of the major ions in seawater?
Describe the general global
Goal for Ocean Data Viewer
MNS 310 Fall 2014 Final Exam Review
ODV tutorial available via https:/sites.google.com/site/utmsiodv/
All necessary details can be learned by following the tutorial on the website above. It is easy to
follow step by step instruc
MNS 320 - Marine Ecology Fall 2015
Instructor: Dr. Chris Shank (email@example.com)
Office: BIO 114AA
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 900-1000 AM or by appointment
T.A.: Meaghan Cuddy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Office: BIO 405A
Office hours: Thursday 10
04.10 HonorsInvasive Species
The common name: European Green Crab.
Species of the organism: Carcinus maenas
They live on rocky shores and tidal marshes and are usually found
near shoreline vegetation. It is native along the Atlantic co