Henderson State University  - General Zoology Lecture and Lab

Spring 2016


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.
Week 2.

January 25-29

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.

Week 3.

February 1-5

Monday. Taxonomy and systematics, continued.

Wednesday. Extremophiles.

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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1 February 2016