|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|
|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|
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