Earth Science 105: Introduction to Oceanography

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9 chapters in Earth Science 105: Introduction to Oceanography

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Ch 1. Oceanography & the History of Oceanic Exploration {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592583].percentComplete}}% complete
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Ch 2. Earth Structure & Plate Tectonics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592595].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Formation of the Earth: Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Theories About How Oceans Were Formed Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Earth's Internal Layers: Crust, Mantle & Core Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Using Geological Layers & Radioactive Dating to Determine the Earth's Age Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Plate Tectonics: A Unified Theory for Change of the Earth's Surface Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Evidence for the Mechanism of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Major Plates of the Lithosphere: Earth's Tectonic Plates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14640].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14640].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Causes of Tectonic Plate Movement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Paleomagnetism and Hot Spots: Evidence for Plate Tectonics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Sea Floor Spreading and Polar Reversal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Ocean Floors & Basins {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592597].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Active & Passive Continental Margins Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Continental Shelf: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16964].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16964].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Continental Slope: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Continental Rise: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Ocean Basins: Definition, Formation, Features & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Oceanic Ridge System: Formation & Distribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Hydrothermal Vents: Definition & Ecosystem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Abyssal Plain: Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Deep Ocean Trench: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36470].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36470].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Island Arc: Definition & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Atmospheric & Oceanic Circulation {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592609].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Properties of Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Properties of Ocean Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Oceanic & General Atmospheric Circulation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Coriolis Effect: Definition & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The Global Wind Patterns of the Three Wind Belts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is El Nino? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Cyclones & Anticyclones: Ridges & Troughs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Ocean Circulation: Patterns & Effect on Climate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Ocean Upwelling: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. Coastal Ocean Features {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592625].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Effects of Deposition on Shoreline Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Effects of Coastal Erosion on Shoreline Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Characteristics of Shorelines & Beaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Estuaries Biome: Definition, Types & Climate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 8. Primary Production & Ocean Food Webs {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592629].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Primary Productivity of Biomes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Marine Angiosperms: Types, Location & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Red Algae, Green Algae & Brown Algae: Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What Are Algae Blooms? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4818].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4818].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Oceanic Food Webs & Nutrient Productivity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55290].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55290].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 9. Ocean Conservation {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[592637].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Environmental Impacts of Oil Spills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[302459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[302459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Ocean Pollution: Types & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[592639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Law of the Sea: Definition & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Overfishing: Problems, Statistics, and Solutions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Fishing Treaties and Laws: International Cooperation to Protect Aquatic Ecosystems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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