Henderson State University  - General Zoology Lecture and Lab

Fall 2016


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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Last updated  

29 August  2016