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Oceanography Exercise Book 2008 Edition

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-090-5

Published Date : 01 December 2013

Product Code : E102

Format : 80 page, mono, wire stitched, self cover, 30 x 21cm exercise book

Price: $15.00


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All information contained in Chapters 1 - 7 of the Marine Science
 for Australian Students textbook

Easy to understand exercises ideal for teaching basic Science

National literacy standards compliant

This is a disposable exercise book for teachers using the textbook - Marine Science for Australian Students by Moffatt, Zann and Ryan.

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Teachers Information

Easy to understand exercises ideal for teaching basic Science concepts

Matches Queensland syllabus Oceanography key concepts and dimensions

Support Material

A 242 page teachers guide is available that contains oceanography projects, suggested answers and teaching overhead transparencies 


Part A: Oceans

A1. What does the topography of the ocean look like?

A2. What part of the world oceans does Australia own?

A3. What major geological movements have occurred in Australia?

A4. What happened in ice age Australia?

A5. What is climate change and how does it affect the ocean?

A6. How do ocean currents form?

A7. How does the El Niño current affect thermoclines in the sea?

A8. What effect does El Niño cause?

A9. What is so special about the EAC?

A10. What is so special about the Leeuwin current?

A11. When do Australian ocean sea temperatures change?

A12. How is marine life in Australia governed by ocean temperature?

A13. What causes Tsunamis?

Part B: Coastlines

B1. What are some characteristics of waves?

B2. How fast do waves travel?

B3. How does weather affect waves?

B4. What happens when currents approach a shore?

B5. How is sand made and transported in a coastal system?

B6. Why do tides change over the month?

B7. What happens to waves as they approach a beach?

B8. How does sand get onto a beach?

B9. What are sand dunes and how are they made?

B10. Can we classify sand grain sizes found on a beach?

B11. Can we determine the percentage composition of sand on a beach?

B12. How do you draw a beach profile?

B13. How do the dune cycles occur?

B14. What happens when the dune cycle is broken?

B15. When is beach nourishment a solution to coastal management?

B16. Can we make a model to identify coastal ecosystems?

B17. Can we use a template to show wave refraction?

Part C: Seawater and pollution

C1. How much plastic pollution is there in the sea?

C2. How much salt is in seawater?

C3. Can we make and establish a test for seawater?

C4. Can we determine how much oxygen there is in seawater?

C5. What effect does marine pollution have on dolphins?

C6. Why is DDT a problem in the marine food chain?

C7. What are some of our seas contaminated with?

C8. What effect does oil have on feathers?

C9. What happens in an oil spill?

C10. What impact do acid sulfate soils have on the sea?

C11. What effect does water quality have on the marine environment?

C12. How can impacts of coastal development be minimised?

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