ACES- Oceanography

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ACES- Oceanography by Mind Map: ACES- Oceanography

1. Ecosystems

1.1. Open Ocean

1.2. Deep Sea

1.3. Mangrove Forest

1.4. Kelp Forest

1.5. Coral Reef

1.6. Rocky Shore

1.7. Polar Sea

1.8. Salt Marsh

2. Ocean over time

2.1. Food

2.2. Products from the sea

2.3. Recreation

2.4. Trade and Navigation

2.5. Scientific Exploration and Research

2.6. National Security

2.7. Ecosystem protection and management

2.8. Humans and the ocean

3. Migration

3.1. Pathways of marine life

3.2. Compare and Contrast movement of different animals.

3.3. Consider how needs are met in the ocean.

4. National Marine Sanctuaries

4.1. Olympic Coast

4.2. Cordell Bank

4.3. Gulf of the Farallones

4.4. Channel Islands

4.5. Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale

4.6. Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

4.7. Fagatele Bay

4.8. Flower Garden Bank

4.9. Florida Keys

4.10. Gray's Reef

4.11. Monitor

4.12. Stellwagen Bank

4.13. Thunder Bay

4.14. Monterey Bay

4.15. National Marine

5. Explore the sea floor

5.1. mapping

5.2. graphing

5.3. identifying,locating and describing topography.

5.3.1. Bathymetry

6. Seasons of Change.

6.1. Solar radiation and Earth's tilt

6.2. Distance of Sun not related to seasons.

6.3. Rays matter

7. Sea Surface

7.1. Sea Surface Temperature Imagery

7.2. Heat transfer in the ocean

7.3. Stored heat affects climate.

8. Voyage to the Deep

8.1. Pressure and light change.

8.2. Coping mechanisms of animals of the deep.

9. Phtosynthesis in the Ocean

9.1. How do photsynthetic animals get what they need?

9.2. The role of phytoplankton

9.3. Analyzing phytoplankton maps.

10. Biodiversity

10.1. Organisms in the sea

10.2. Cells, Fundamental unit of life.

10.3. Adaptations of marine species.

10.4. Similarities and differences between organisms.

11. Food Webs

11.1. Web construction

11.2. Role of phytoplankton

12. Which way to the sea?

12.1. Watersheds

12.2. Topographic maps

12.3. Connection between land and sea.

12.4. Water investigation.

13. Animal needs and tracking

13.1. Relationship between water temperature and dissolved oxygen.

13.2. Relationship between upwelling and marine life.

13.3. Winds, currents , eddies and bathymetry are related.

13.4. Eddies can be identified using bathymetry.

14. Runoff and phytoplankton

14.1. Human impact observable.

14.2. Results of addition of excess nutrients.

14.3. Eutrophication and its effects on ecosystems.

15. Tides

15.1. Connection between tides and how the sun, moon and Earth are aligned.

15.2. Marine reproduction can be related to tides.

16. ACES Research

16.1. Use of website