Marine Biology

 Scheduled Events for Today:

9:00 – Finish Water Quality Tests (all students must attend)

4:00 – Project Presentations (all students must attend)

5:00 – Clean-up GC Building (all students must help)


 General Announcements:

  1. Spend time today cleaning up your room.
  2. All materials (including snorkel equipment) that have been brought to the motel from the GC building must be returned there by 4:00 today.
  3. Extra adult help would be appreciated in getting the GC building cleaned.
  4. Books in eating units need to be packed neatly in boxes and brought to the Tree House IMMEDIATELY after breakfast tomorrow.
  5. We need several adults to volunteer to do room checks tomorrow after the students clear out.
  6. Curfew is the same time tonight as every night.


Keeping Pace with Your Work:

Today is the day to FINISH your work.

  1. Check the board outside of 110 and the GC building for today’s list.
  2. Five habitat profiles – GMF, Mangroves, Human-made, Coral reef, Rocky Coast
  3. Six seminar worksheets should be completed – Porifera, Cnidaria, Molluska, Annelida, Echinodermata, Arthropoda
  4. Five Ecological profiles completed (in addition to the one completed in Goshen)
  5. All algae classifications
  6. All water quality work
  7. Group project must be completed by 4:00.

All work is due by departure tomorrow.


 Eating Group Projects:

  1. Each group needs to have a presentation board ready by 4:00 today.  Presentation boards can be picked up on the porch outside Bougainvillea.
  2. The second and third year students will stay at the presentation board and present it to first-year students.
  3. First-year students will take notes on each of the other boards.  Bring your workbooks to the presentations.
  4. Each eating group must submit a hard copy of your paper.
  5. Each paper must be submitted using Turn it (Moodle).
  6. All specimens used in these projects must be returned to their natural habitats.
  7. All materials used in these projects must be cleaned up and packed up.


2nd– and 3rd-Year Student Projects:

  1. Each student should have their project completed by departure tomorrow.
  2. Each paper must be submitted using Turn it (Moodle).  A hard copy is not necessary.
  3. All specimens used in these projects must be returned to their natural habitats.
  4. All materials that you brought to Florida must be packed in your boxes again today.


Chaperone reminders:

  • WQI seminar:  Holsopple & Steury
  • Photographers:  Gillins, Richards, Uhey, Studebaker, Wolf, Patrick, Kauffmann, Weaver, Smucker
  • SPV shuttle to GC for breakfast (7:45) and seminar (8:45):  Chad Weaver
  • Evening tutoring at GC:  Borger
  • Night duty:  Weaver’s