Marine Science A/B (P)


This course is aligned with the subject related NGSS Physical and Life Science Standards.

The Marine Science (P) course fulfills the general education requirement for a semester of physical science and a semester of life science and is available to 10th through 12th-grade students who meet the prerequisite requirements.

Marine Science is a year-long college preparatory lab science course designed to teach students the concepts and principles of marine science and scientific literacy.  This is an interdisciplinary course that introduces students to marine biology, ocean chemistry, oceanography, and research technology while providing an in-depth study of human impacts on our oceans.  This class blends the requirements of the Next Generation Science Standards, the Ocean Literacy Principles, and California’s Environmental Principles. Passing the fall term of this course student will earn of a semester of physical science credit and passing the spring term of this course student will earn a semester of life science credit towards science unit graduation requirement. This course also meets the UC laboratory science requirement.

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