Somerville Secondary College

Marine Science

Featured Learning Area9/10 Elective Science
Additional Learning Areas
Learning Capabilities DevelopedCritical/Creative Thinking


Students explore what makes up a marine environment and the diversity of life which exists within it. Students examine the roles and interactions of both plants and animals within various aquatic environments in maintaining a healthy and sustainable ecosystem. Students explore the global environmental issues, such as climate change and pollution, and explore the role humans have in the preservation of aquatic systems for generations to come.