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Course Syllabus:            349 Marine Biology and The Chesapeake Bay

Second Semester:            2002 - 2003

Instructor:                  Mr. Larry Wineke

 

The student will still follow the First Semester Syllabus, but with the following amendments:

 

Textbooks:            I will be using these textbooks as supplemental materials for notes.  The student may want to get copies ( optional ).

 

Longstreet Highroad Guide to the Chesapeake Bay by Deane Winegar.  Published by Longstreet Press, Inc., First printing 2000.  ISBN:  1-56352-544-5

 

The History of an Ecosystem, “ Discovering the Chesapeake “ edited by Curtin, Brush, and Fisher.  The John Hopkins University Press, published 2001.  ISBN:  0-8018-6468-2 (pbk.)

 

Turning the Tide by Tom Horton and William M. Eichbaum.  Chesapeake Bay Foundation.  Island Press, 1991.

ISBN:  1-55963-100-7 (pbk. :alk. paper)

Bay Country by Tom Horton.  1994.  The Johns Hopkins University Press.  Baltimore and London.

ISBN 0-8018-4874 - X ( pbk. )

Dancing with the Tide, Waterman of the Chesapeake by Mick Blackistone.

ISBN 0 - 87033 - 532 - 4

 

Grading:            Exam                       = 20 %  ( 2 hrs., 100 MC and T/F, 25 Essays = total points 200 )

                                                                Exam Exemption:                Student MUST have a minimum GPA of 90 % for the second semester.

Tests                         = 15 %                ( same kind as first semester )

Project                      = 25 %  ( see below )

Labs                          = 15 %  ( info in seminar )

                                Fieldtrips              = 10 %  ( see list below )

                                Homework             = 10 %  ( Internet Research, Text Questions, Readings, CQ’s, ESG )

                                Videos                    =   5 %  ( same as first semester )

 

Assignments:            All collected work MUST be typed.

 

Textbook:                 Read and take notes on Chapters 6 and 8 only.

Answer the questions at the end of each chapter, challenge questions, and complete exam study guides.

CLOSED book/notes Tests will be given

 

Field Guide                Read entire book and take notes.  CLOSED book/notes Tests will be

      and                                                given on books information.

Related books:

               

                                Internet Research:                Topical assignments.  Find article, summarize and present to class.

 

Seminar Discussions:                A topic for research will be assigned and then discussed during seminar.  Participation will be graded.

 

                                Project:                                 Required.  See Mr. Wineke for topic and style of presentation approval.

                                                                                Group work, 2 members max.

Topics – anything that relates to the Chesapeake Bay.

Length – 12 minutes max.

Audio-visual aids required.

Style of Presentation – power point, self-produced video, other by approval.

Do not read from screen !!!!!  Grade = zero.

For a good grade:  be original, informative, articulate, stay on time, organized.

 

Fieldtrips:    349.01                March 26           UMBI “ Oysters “                               Cost: $ 10 each

                                                       349.02                April 1               UMBI “ Plankton in the Bay “            Cost: $ 10 each

                                                        Both                April 15               CBMM ( St. Michaels, MD. )               Cost: $ 24.00

                                                        Both                May 5               Days Cove                                               Cost: $5.00

                                            Each fieldtrip will require a typed report submitted for a grade.

 

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