Monthly Archives: April 2013

Module 16: The Effects of Humans on the Sea

                                    Fishing Tournament held at Saprito Pier In many places in the world today , marine and fresh water environments are suffering due to careless discard of debris.   In class we participated in a community service  project,   “Stow it – … Continue reading

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Module 15: Ocean Resources Part 2

We had a big turn our for our fishing tournament on April 19 held at Saprito Pier at Hart’s Landing.  Fishermen were catching fish, however our group did catch a thing.  Makayla was given a large blue fish that was … Continue reading

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Module 15: Ocean Resources

As our textbook asks, “What is the most popular food resource from the sea?”, we would most likely answer, “Fish.”  Although, correct we discovered that this answer can be further explained by delineating between finfish and shellfish, and not to … Continue reading

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Module 14: The Deep Ocean – Part 2

As we continue our study of the Deep Ocean, we learned that scientists only know about 5% of what lies in the Deep Ocean.  At these great depths, pressure is the determining factor for where an organism can live. The … Continue reading

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Module 14: The Deep Ocean

We have learned about the surface layer of the ocean: the epipelagic zone. As we continue our study of the ocean divisions, we will now investigate the deep ocean, where light is not abundant.  This area can be divided into … Continue reading

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