Introduction to Marine Biology (Online – Edmentum)

Course Title: 
Introduction to Marine Biology
Course Description: 

HSED9023, HSES437 9th–12th GradeCredits: 5 CSU/UC Approved for “G”This one-semester course is intended to help students familiarize themselves with the knowledge and skills required for a career in marine biology. In the Introduction to Marine Biology course students will explore the fundamental concepts of marine biology. They will learn about the formation and characteristic features of the oceans. They will also learn about the scientific method and explore careers available in marine biology. The course will introduce them to the characteristic features of different taxonomic groups found in the ocean. Students will learn about the different habitats, life forms, and ecosystems that exist in the oceans and explore the different types of adaptations marine creatures possess to survive in the ocean. They will learn about succession and the flow of energy in marine ecosystems. Finally, students will also learn about the resources that the oceans provide and the threats that the oceans face from human activities.

School Information: 
District: 
Options for Youth - All Locations
State: 
CA
Yes

Requested competency code:

Approved: 
Approved: 
No
Denied: 
Deferred: 
Deferred: 
Yes
Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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