|Week||Lecture Topics||Laboratory Topics||Reading||Reminders/Other|
|Week 1. January 20-22
Wednesday: Introduction to the course.
Friday: Class cancelled due to global climate change.
|Thursday: Working with numbers
and measurements in science
C&R: Chapter 1
|Video. Conversions in the metric system. A simplistic review that you may find helpful. There will be a quiz question on this on Thursday.|
|Monday and Wednesday. The
nature of biology as a science. (The otter lecture)
Friday. What is an animal? Taxonomy and systematics. New York Times article discussion
Tuesday: Introduction to microscopy
Thursday. Animal cells and tissues, part I. Web support material.
|C&R: 495-497 and 529-531|| Writing assignment #1 is due
at 8 AM, Wednesday.|
Writing assignment #2 is due at 8 AM Friday.
Monday. Taxonomy and systematics, continued.
|Tuesday: Animal cells and
tissues, part II.
Thursday. Protista. Protista support material [Lytle Ch. 5]
|C&R: Chapters 4 and 5. Review 2 and 3 as needed.|
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