College credit classes are offered at the MaST Center. Students
use the aquarium, lab and beach to enhance their
learning experience. Increased awareness of the marine
environment is a natural outcome from the experience.
Intro to Oceanography
the sea floor, plate tectonics, seawater chemistry, atmospheric
and oceanic circulation patterns, waves, coasts, productivity of
plankton, and marine plants and animals. Includes laboratory.
With a particular
emphasis on Puget Sound marine animals, this course looks at the
incredible diversity of life in the world's oceans. Includes
field study and laboratory.
Marine Mammals and Seabirds
Introduction to the birds and mammals that live in and around
the sea. Covers the evolution of birds and marine mammals,
including their taxonomy, physiology, behavior, ecology and
current threats to their survival. Includes field study and
Intro to Environmental Science
course takes and interdisciplinary approach to studying the
environment, through an exploration of ecosystems and the role
of humans and combines this with a focus on contemporary
problems and issues. Includes laboratory.
For more information please contact us.