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Aquatic Biology

Learn how water has properties that are critical for supporting life in the oceans. Explore how a wide variety of living organisms survive in their particular marine habitat. Using a microscope, discover the various microscopic organisms living in the ponds around the Summer Youth campus. 

Course Instructor

Adam Spurgeon

I am an 8th grade Science and Biology teacher at Longfellow Middle school in Norman. I have been teaching science for 5 years, and graduated from OU with a degree in science education. I love science and enjoy taking students through a journey of discovery about the world we live on!


Course Outline

Day 1 - Mon

Ride the water cycle and boat-a-thon

Day 2 - Tue

Build and design an undersea research station, shark cam observations, jellyfish in a bottle

Day 3 - Wed

Oil spill clean up and oil spill clean up w/ feathers

Day 4 - Thu

Is my pond ok? Test to find out the quality of MNTC ponds


Week 1:
June 3-6

No Classes Scheduled

Week 2:
June 10-13

Ages 12-14
Morning (9am-12pm)
Ages 9-11
Afternoon (1-4pm)

Week 3:
June 17-20

No Classes Scheduled

Week 4:
June 24-27

Ages 12-14
Morning (9am-12pm)
Ages 9-11
Afternoon (1-4pm)

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Gate 2, Health Building
Franklin Road Campus
4701 12th Avenue
73069 Norman , OK