Dive Deep! Calling All Marine Biologists to Be! – Monday – Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 – 20 Weeks – Grades 5-8
Monday, September 11 2023 @ 1:00PM – Monday, March 18 2024 @ 2:30PM EDT
Grade/Level:5 – 8
Day of Week:Monday
Class Times:1:00PM – 2:30PM (ET)
Terms/Semesters:Fall 2023 and Winter 2024
If you love the creatures of the sea, then you will love this class! This is an introductory course for students that are interested in understanding the Marine environment. We will explore all marine organisms from the shores to the trenches. As well as cover marine habitats, their physical and behavioral characteristics, and adaptation they have to live in their marine environment. So if you’re crazy about coral or love lobsters, then sign up for Dive Deep! Calling All Marine Biologists to Be!
This is an interactive, hands on class. Students will be required to read, take notes, make and apply concepts discussed in class with unit projects. Each unit project allows students to dive deep in to their understanding of marine ecology, animal adaptations, marine invertebrates and marine vertebrates.
Life in the marine environment can be both familiar and other worldly. The goal for this class is to acquaint you with the organisms that call the ocean home. From microscopic plankton to giant blue whales, you will learn all about these amazing creatures.
Student will be required to complete 2-3 hours of homework outside of the weekly classes. Most assignments can be printed and uploaded for grading.
NOTE: This class must reach the minimum of five students by August 20th to run. If we do not reach this minimum, parents will be notified via email.
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