Oceans 11 Curriculum (Marine Biomes (Trophic Levels (What are Autotrophs,…
Oceans 11 Curriculum
Structure and Motion
What is the doppler effect?
Mapping the ocean floor
What is seafloor mapping?
What is the Coriolis Effect?
What is the Ocean Conveyor Belt?
How does wind affect surface current?
What is the relation between plate tectonics and the ocean floor?
Ocean Waves and Tides
What are the cause of tides and how do they work?
What are spring and neap tides?
What is tidal energy?
What is a wave and how are they formed?
Common wave terminology (Fetch, Crest, Trough, Amplitude, wave height, wavelength, Frequency, Period, Still water level, wave base)
What are the zones of the ocean?
What are some abiotic and biotic factors?
What are Autotrophs, Heterotroph and Decomposers?
How does energy get transferred through the food pyramid?
What is a oceanic food web/chain?
Classification of Marine Life
What are the three main types of marine biomes?
What are Plankton? Neckton? Benthos?
What is primary productivity?
Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification
What is bioaccumulation? biomagnification?
How do they differ?
What are Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP's) and why are they harmful?
Integrated Coastal Zone Maangement (ICZM)
What is ICZM? Why would it be useful in the Bay of Fundy?
Where has ICZM been successfully implemented?
Types of Coastlines
What are the different types of shorelines?
Beaches and Coastal Processes
What are some coastal processes? (tides, waves, sea level, etc)
What is a beach? What are the different beach zones?
What are the different types and sources of sediment?
Coastal Erosion and Climate Change
What is the importance of mudflats and salt marshes?
What are mangroves? What is their importance?
What is N.S. doing to protect the coastlines? (Law & Policy)
What are the consequences of climate change and increased pressure on the coast?
What are the different types of fishing methods used?
What are the types of commercial fisheries in Nova Scotia?
What are some traditional ways of fishing? Discuss Bramber Weir
What is by-catch? What is the impact?
Give an example of overfishing
What is Maximum Sustainable Yield? Maximum Economic Yield?
Overfished vs. Overfishing
What is the Tragedy of the commons?
Phases of Aquaculture
What are the 4 phases of Aquaculture?
What are the 3 types of Aquaculture systems?
What are the 2 types of water systems?
What is Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA)?
Negative impacts of Aquaculture
What are the negative impacts of Aquaculture?
How can they be mitigated?
What is sustainable aquaculture?