|1. August 19-23
| Monday: Introduction to course
Wednesday and Friday: The nature of biology as a science.
|Tuesday: "Making measurements."
Bring a calculator
Thursday: Introduction to the microscope.
|Link to the "Cave of Magic" page. Use this for your scientific method assignment. (Discussed in class on Friday. Due on Monday.)||C&R: Chapter 1|
|2. August 26-30||Monday: What is an animal.
Wednesday: Extremophile videol.
Friday: Quiz and conclusion of taxonomy.
|Tuesday and Thursday. Cells and Tissues. Animal Cells and Tissues||50 years ago today.||Pages 491-498, 529-531, 626-627, 633-635|
|3. September 2-6||
Monday: No class on labor day.
Wednesday and Friday: Biologically important large molecules (carbohydrates and lipids)
|Tuesday. Phylum Porifera [Lytle Chap. 6, and Campbell p. 646-648.]||Review Chapters 2 and 3 as needed. Read Chapters 4 and 5.|
|4. September 9-13|| Monday and Wednesday. Conclude
biologically important molecules (proteins and nucleic acids)
Wednesday and Friday. Cell Division.
| The radiate animals.
[Lytle Chap. 8 and Campbell 648-651.]
and Phylum Ctenophora.
Thursday. Protista. Protista [Lytle Ch. 6]
|Chapters 12 and 13|
|5. September 16-20||Monday. Lecture exam #1. Room
opens at 7:30.
Wednesday. Introduction to inheritance.
Friday. Video. Saving the Eagles.
|Tuesday. Conclude Protista.
Note: lab exam #1 is one week from today.
Thursday. Cnidaria, live material. Review for exam.
|6. September 23-27||Monday. Mendel and DNA
Wednesday and Friday. Chromosomal basis of inheritance, genetic abnormalities, and the source of variation.
|Tuesday. Lab exam 1.
Thursday. Animal morphology [Chap. 5] and Phylum Platyhelminthes [Chap. 9] in Lytle. Also 652-654 in Campbell and Reece.
|Living with trisomy 13||Chapters 14, 15, 16|
|7. September 30-October 4||Monday. Introduction to
Wednesday and Friday. Evidence for Evolution.
|Tuesday. Working with data.
Bring a calculator.
Thursday. Pseudocoelomates [Chapter 10].
|8. October 7-11||Monday and Wednesday. The
evolution of populations.
Friday. Selection, and other ways to change allele frequencies. Note: lecture exam 2 is one week from today!
|9. October 14-18||
Monday and Wednesday. Speciation.
Review session, Wed. 4 PM.
Friday. Lecture exam II. Room will open at 7:30.
|Tuesday. Phylum Mollusca
[Lytle Chap. 11, and 656-659 in Campbell and Reed..]
Conclusion of Mollusca/review for exam.
|10. October 21-25.||Monday. Video on Cephalopoda.
Wednesday. Homeostasis, ions and water.
Friday. No class. Fall break.
| Tuesday. Lab exam II.
Thursday. No class. Fall break.
|11. October 28-Nov. 1||
Monday. Group work. Vertebrate kidney.
Wednesday and Friday. Group presentations.
|Tuesday. Phylum Annelida [Lytle Chap. 12, and 659-661 in Campbell and
Thursday. Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Crustacea: The Crayfish. [Lytle Ch. 13.]
|Chapter 44. Esp. sections 44.4 and 44.5|
|12. Nov. 4-8||Monday. Excretory systems.
Wed. Temperature Homeostasis, part 1.
Friday. Surface area/volume relationships
|Tuesday. Conclusion of
Thursday. Phylum Arthropoda, continued. Uniramia Grasshopper, and arthropod diversity. Lytle Chap. 13.
|13. Nov. 11-15||Monday. Temperature
homeostasis, conclusion. Note: lecture exam III is two weeks from today!
Wednesday and Friday. Circulation.
|Tuesday. Phylum Echinodermata.
Lytle Chap. 14.
Thursday.Phylum Chordata. Frog. Chap. 15.
|14. Nov. 18-22||Monday and Wednesday. Gas
Friday. No class.
|Tuesday and Thursday. Phylum Chordata, continued.||Chap. 42|
|15. Nov 25-29||Monday. Lecture exam III. Room
opens at 7:30.
Wednesday through Friday: Thanksgiving break.
|Tuesday. Conclusion of
Chordata, and review time.
Thursday. No class. Happy Thanksgiving.
|16! Dec 2-6||Monday and Wednesday. A sampling of ecological concepts.||Tuesday.. Review
Thursday. Lab final
|pp. 1136-1147, 1159-1168|
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