|Week 1. August 24-28
| Monday: Introduction to the
Wednesday and Friday: The nature of biology as a science
|Tuesday: Working with numbers
and measurements in scienc3
Thursday: Introduction to microscopy
|C&R: Chapter 1|
August 31-4 September
|Monday. Taxonomy and
Systematics. What is an animal?
Wednesday. Extremophile video.
Friday. Conclusion of Taxonomy and Systematics
|Tuesday and Thursday. Cells and Tissues, part 1. Web support material.||C&R: 495-497 and 529-531|
Monday No class. Happy labor day.
Wednesday and Friday. Macromolecules and the chemistry of life. Carbohydrates and lipids.
|Tuesday and Thursday. Protista. Web support material [Lytle Ch. 5]||C&R: Review Chapters 2 and 3 as needed. Read Chapters 4 and 5.|
| Monday. Proteins and nucleic
Wednesday. Cell division. Mitosis and cytokinesis.
Friday. Exam I.
Porifera [Lytle Chap. 6, and Campbell p. 646-648.]
Thursday. The radiate animals. [Lytle Chap. 7 and Campbell 648-651.] Phylum Cnidaria and Phylum Ctenophora.
|C&R Chapter 12|
|Week 5. September 21-25||Monday and Wednesday.
Meiosis. Early notions of heredity.
Friday. Video "Saving the Eagles"
|Tuesday. Conclusion of the
Thursday. The Cell cycle. [Lytle Ch. 3] Bring a calculator.
| C&R Chapter 13|
|Week 6. September 28 - October 2||Monday. Introduction to
Wednesday. DNA replication, PCR, and the the biotechnology age.
Friday. Protein synthesis. Mutations and errors: polyploidy and aneuploidy.
|Tuesday. Lab exam I.
Thursday. Animal morphology [Chap. 8] and Phylum Platyhelminthes [Chap. 9] in Lytle. Also 652-654 in Campbell and Reece.
| C&R Chapter 14|
C&R Chapter 16
|Week 7. October 5-9||Monday. Deletion,
duplication, point mutations, sex-linked traits, inbreeding.
Wednesday. Introduction to evolution.
Friday. Evidence for evolution.
|Tuesday and Thursday. Pseudocoelomates [Chapter 10].||C&R Chapter 22|
|Week 8. October 12-16||Monday. Evidence for evolution,
Wednesday. Cephalopoda. (Related to lab this week)
Friday. Fall break.
Note: Lecture exam II will be Monday, 19 October.
|Tuesday. Phylum Mollusca [Lytle Chap. 11, and 656-659 in Campbell and Reece.]
Thursday. Fall break.
|Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine - We have learned about this topic!||Chapter 22, cont.|
|Week 9. October 19-23||
Monday. Lecture exam II. Room opens at 7:30
AM. Please bring a pencil.
Wednesday. No class.
Friday. Evolution of animal populations.
|Tuesday. Phylum Annelida [Lytle Chap. 12, and 659-661 in Campbell and
Reece.] Lab exam is one week from today.
Thursday. Review day.
Monday. Evolution of animal populations.
Wednesday. Types of selection. Hardy Weinberg equilibrium.
Friday. Sexual selection in animals.
| Tuesday. Lab exam II.
Thursday. Working with our data. Bring a calculator.
|Chapter 24. First half.|
Monday. Evolution without selection.
Speciation: biological species concept and prezygotic RIMs.
Wednesday. Postzygotic RIMs. Anagenesis and cladogenesis. Allopatric and sympatric speciation.
Friday. No class. (INBRE Conference in Fayetteville)
Handout due today or Wednesday.
Thursday. Animal Development. Lytle Chap. 4.
|Chapter 24. Second half.|
|Week 12. November 9-13||Monday. Parapatric speciation.
Mode, tempo and speed of evolution.
Wednesday and Friday. Temperature homeostasis.
|Tuesday and Thursday. Phylum Onychophora and Phylum Arthropoda, Crustacea: The Crayfish and other crustaceans. [Lytle Ch. 13.]||Chap 44.|
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