|Week||Lecture Topics||Laboratory Topics||Reading||Reminders/Other|
|Week 1. August 22-26
Monday: Introduction to the course.
Wednesday and Friday: Biology as a science. "The otter lecture."
|Tuesday: No lab
Thursday. Working with numbers and measurements in science
C&R: Chapter 1, especially scientific method section
|Video. Conversions in the metric system. A simplistic review that you may find helpful.|
|Week 2. August 29-Sep 2||Monday and Wednesday. What is an animal? Taxonomy and systematics. Scientific method assignment is due Monday.||
Tuesday. Introduction to microscopy.
Thursday. Animal cells and tissues. Web support material.
|Finish Chapter 1, and pages 495-497 and 529-531.|
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