Lab Safety
Scientific Inquiry
Conducting Background Research
Properties of Water
Indian River Lagoon
Scientific Tools Marine Careers
Earth - A Dynamic System

100

Name 3 things you should wear when dealing with chemicals

Apron, Goggles, Gloves, Long Pants

100

What is the first step in the scientific method process?

Observation

100

What is an example of a reliable source?

Book, journal, reliable website (.gov, .edu, .org)

100

What molecules make up water?

Hydrogen and Oxygen

100

What type of water is the Indian River Lagoon?

Brackish

100

Name a marine related career

Biologist, dive instructor, ocean engineer, marine mammal trainer, educator, aquarist, photographer, vet, etc.

100

Name the four major oceans

Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic

200

True or False, you may enter the lab without a science instructor

False

200

This is collected during an experiment

Data

200

What is an example of secondary research?

Gathering information from an interview, Gathering information from journal articles, Attending a conference

200

Name 3 properties of water

Cohesion, Adhesion, Surface Tension, Universal Solvent

200

How many species call the IRL home?

~4,000

200

What is a piece of equipment that is used to study the deep sea?

Submersible, ROV

200

The ocean covers ___ % of the planet

About 70%

300

Name 3 pieces of safety equipment in the lab

Fire extinguisher, fire blanket, spill control blanket, eye wash, chemical shower

300

A logical explanation to a question or situation based on previous knowledge and experience is known as

Inference

300

What is an example of primary research?

Gathering your own data

300

Where does all the salt in the ocean come from? Provide 3 examples

Atmosphere, streams, rivers, hydrothermal vents, underwater volcano

300

What fuels algae blooms in the Indian River Lagoon?

Pollution/Nutrient Overloading/Fertilizer

300

What does BRUVS stand for?

Baited Remote Underwater Video Station

300

Define neutral buoyancy

Features that assist them with floating and sinking, and with preventing themselves from moving up and down

400

True or False: Report any injuries to your instructor during after school help

False - You need to tell me IMMEDIATELY

400

Scientists make these statements based on data analysis

Conclusions

400

What was the topic of the scientific paper we discussed?

Sea Turtles and Marine Debris

400

Water is a polar covalent molecule because...

The electrons are unevenly distributed

400

Name 3 threats the Indian River Lagoon is facing?

Invasive exotic species, pollution, loss of habitat, reduced water quality, nutrient overloading, development

400

What is a benefit of using BRUVS?

Accurate biomass description, see large megafauna that are normally scared by divers, provides detailed images of habitat types

400

Why is sea ice important?

Allows animals to move/migrate, insulates the water below, provides a place for animals to feed, provides space for shelter

500

True or False, you may use the wafting technique if you need to smell a chemical

True

500

What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative data?

Qualitative = Descriptions 

Quantitative = Numerical values

500

What part of a scientific paper gives the reader background information?

Introduction

500

What is the average salinity of the ocean?

35 ppt

500

Name the 3 bodies of water that comprise the IRL

Banana River, Mossquito Lagoon, Indian River

500

How much of the ocean is still unexplored?

95%

500

How much of the water on Earth is fresh?

3%