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SAYT1023 Glimpses of the Oceans – Credit-bearing Course on Marine Sciences Studies 海洋科學探索大學學分課程 ── 海洋物語

This credit-bearing enhancement programme on marine sciences will be offered for gifted students from The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education. This course will give an overview of the oceans, including the characteristics and ecology of the various marine ecosystems, adaptation of organisms in various marine ecosystems, as well as the conservation and exploitation of marine resources. Students will learn the classification and adaptations of marine organisms through interacting with them, and gain hands-on experience on scientific research in marine sciences.

 

Organising units:
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
  • Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE)
  • Science Academy for Young Talent, Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, CUHK
Category:   Category I – University Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. identify organisms and factors affecting the marine eco-system;
  2. performing basic data collection and analysis on the field;
  3. anticipate impacts of external/artificial changes/pollutions to the marine system.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Exercise and assignment
  3. Experiments
  4. Field-trips
  5. Group project
  6. Group Discussions
  7. Others / demonstrations
Medium of Instruction:   English
Assessment:
  1. Short answer test or exam
  2. Selected response or exam
  3. Presentation
  4. Lab reports
Recognition:   No. of University unit(s): 1
* A certificate of Attainment will be issued to students with excellent performance.
 
Expected applicants:   S4-S6 students
Organising period:   Summer 2010; Summer 2011; Summer 2012;
Summer 2013; Summer 2014; Summer 2015
Application method:   Submit application to Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education
Others:   Participant who satisfied the attendance requirement will receive a Certificate of Completion issued by HKAGE. Participant who satisfied the attendance requirement and meet the programme requirements for credit exemption will receive a Certificate of Attainment issued by the Faculty of Science, CUHK.