SCI 209 Week 1 NOAA Activity Part 1 Ocean Exploration

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SCI 209 Week 1 NOAA Activity Part 1:
Ocean Exploration

Note. This is the first step to an ongoing project with
additional sections due in Weeks Three and Five. Review the requirements of the
other sections due in Weeks Three and Five before selecting your explorative
mission for this assignment.

Navigate to
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) site at

Select Explore from the menu, then select Ocean Exploration listed
below Oceans. Choose an explorative mission that took place at a marine
sanctuary or an ecological preserve.

Review the
chosen exploration.

Develop a
10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation.

  • For
    assistance with this type of assignment, review the UOPX Help with
    Microsoft Power Point Assignment.

Address the following in your presentation:

  • List the
    basic categories of Earth's chemical composition and physical properties,
    with an emphasis on how these factors relate to the ocean.

  • Describe at least
    one of the early research theories about the origins of life on Earth.

  • List the
    modern tools of research used in your chosen ocean exploration.

  • List the
    goals and objectives of the mission and how it relates to the National
    Ocean Service's overarching mission.

  • List the
    areas to be explored by the mission.

  • What
    challenges did the team encounter?

  • Explain how
    the data was collected and what modern technologies were used.

  • Explain
    whether the explorative mission was successful in its findings.

  • How can the information
    gathered from the mission benefit the field of oceanography?

List major points in the slides. Include detailed
explanations in the speaker notes section that correlate to each point.

Include videos, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate.

Format your
presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit the
Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation assignment.

Click the
Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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