The Frustrations of Online Courses
Net-Text is cumbersome, time consuming, clunky. Navigation is poor. Visual appeal is poor.
I need to make my own web page.
|Source: National Geographic|
This is just all to say that Earth is sensitive, and we can get perturbations that can lead to a different world. ~ Francis Macdonald, quoted by Dell'Amore, Christine. "Snowball Earth" Confirmed: Ice Covered Equator."National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 04 Mar. 2010. Web. 31 July 2014.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
- John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra , 1911, page 110.
|The Habitable Planet, Table of Contents|
|Dogwood Tree Sprouting|
|Dogwood Tree Blooming|
Learning protocols takes patience and time. If students don't get protocols instilled in them at the beginning of the year, the rest of the year will be a struggle. It's worth the beginning-of-the-year lag to do it right.
|A model of the trawling net is used to explain its operation|
|Many hands make light work.|
|The trawl line dragging behind the boat|
|Students line up and grab a piece of the trawl line rope to pull it up.|
|Working a plankton sampling net|
|Stunning students sampling plankton|
|Viewing box to see the plankton collected|
|Learning how to use a parallel ruler|
|Docent showing the Georges Bank Chart|
|Tough guy crab|
|Baby mussels and tunicates|
|Front box: barnacles feeding|
|Sand dollar, baby flounder, and red algae|
|Adult female lobster with thousands of eggs on swimmerets|
|Two baby lobsters with a Jonas crab|
|Students setting up a Van Dorn bottle, horizontal water sampler, to take water sample.|
|Students take water samples at 5m depth|
|Thinking about what fish use Georges Bank, what they eat, where they live, and their abundance.|