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Advanced Session 2 for college credit

Sunday, July 19, 2020 - Friday, July 31, 2020
Co-Ed
Seal Harbor 9 Lower Dunbar Rd. Seal HarborME  04675
Sunday, July 19, 2020 - Friday, July 31, 2020
Co-Ed
Seal Harbor 9 Lower Dunbar Rd. Seal HarborME  04675

Advanced Session 2 for college credit

Jul 19 - Jul 31

Seal Harbor

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$2,950.00

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Advanced Session 2 for college credit
$2,950.00
Advanced Session 2 for college credit
$2,950.00

Meeting Dates

From Jul 19, 2020 to Jul 31, 2020

About This Activity

The Advanced Sessions are pre-college courses offered to students age 15-19 who have completed one year of high school science, preferably biology or chemistry. These two-week sessions are of a more analytical nature, and students are expected to prepare laboratory reports and analysis of their field work. Students who register for this session will take it for 4 credits from the University of Maine Machias through their Early College Program. AIO is proud to partner with the University of Maine Machias (UMM) to offer this opportunity to 22 rising juniors and seniors attending. The cost of the 4 credits is collected with the AIO tuition and paid to UMM prior to the start of the session. This course is an interdisciplinary, hands-on introduction to oceanography. The schedule consists of several field-based lessons in oceanography, formal lectures and laboratory exercises. Students will use a variety of biological, physical and chemical sampling techniques to study coastal and nearshore ecosystems. These will include rocky intertidal zones, beach deposits and Somes Sound. Lecture topics include biological, geological, physical and chemical oceanography. Laboratory exercises will focus on specific topics such as the anatomy of chondrichthyes (sharks) and echinoderm development. Students taking the session for credit will be required to complete additional course work along with a final exam. This is a graded course and, generally, a C- or higher is transferrable. Upon course completion, transcripts can be requested from UMM.

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