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Turner day 5 blog

Today was a fun and fulfilling day. We started off by waking up at 7:30 and eating breakfast down at Mr. Kirby's cabin. The banana bread and muffins are always so good here. We finished eating and went down to the school wall where we were to do our service project. We were helping an organization called Voices, who...

Turner day 4 blog

This trip just keeps getting better and better. Today was another great day with a two tank dive, some snorkeling, and then mass and dinner. We woke up at 7:30 and headed down to the gate to get picked up by the taxi. We went straight to the marina and ate breakfast there. After we finished we went over...

Turner Day 3 Blog

Today was the day that we got to dive the wreck of the RMS Rhone! Like every other day I was ready to get out there and dive right away. We woke up at about 7:45, drove to the dive shop, and ate breakfast. After this we headed out immediately. We went over to salt island where just off...

Turner day 2 blog

When I woke up today I knew it was going to be a great day! I slept really well and was well rested for the day. We woke up at about 7:15 to get ready and were down at the street ready to get picked up by the taxi at about 8:00. We headed over to the olde yard...

Turner Day 1 Blog

This is the view that I woke up to today here in Virgin Gorda! Today was amazing! It was the first day that we got to dive so I was super excited from the start. We headed out of the resort at about 7:45 to head over to where we will be having class over the next week. We...

Articles

From the first group, group C, I learned about the negative effects of ecotourism. I learned about how humans in marine environments is not good for it. The humans are destroying the environment by hunting and they are very hypocritical about protecting the environment. From the second group, D, I learned about the harms of invasive alien species on...

Organism

The organism I learned about was the nurse shark. Nurse sharks are located in the Caribbean, they can grow to be over 9 feet in length, and weigh over 300 lbs. They are very docile animals. They have thousands of tiny razor sharp teeth. I would love to see a nurse shark in the BVI.

Test Blog

This is a picture of the front of the classroom for Marine Biology 2012. In this room I have learned about the characteristics or the organisms of the day such as the barracuda or the angle fish and many other fish in that we will see in the bvi. I have learned about tides and currents. I learned about different...