Friday topic discussions! Here is your link to the New York Times.
|7. Feb 25-March 1. Week||Lecture||Laboratory||Relevant Links||Reading|
|1. Jan 15-18
| Wednesday: Introduction to
Friday: The nature of biology as a science. ("The otter lecture")Link to original article.
|Tuesday: No class
Thursday: "Making measurements." Bring a calculator
|C&R: 1.5 for class on Friday. Complete rest of chapter as well.|
2. Jan 21-25
|Monday. No class. Martin Luther
Wednesday and Friday: What is an animal?
|Tuesday: Introduction to
Thursday: Cells and Tissues (Chapter 2) Web support material.
|Monday is Martin Luther King Day. Listen to this speech.||C&R:Chapter 32. Introduction to Animal Diversity.|
|3. Jan 28- Feb 1||
Monday: Taxonomy. Start of biologically important
Wednesday: Extremophile video
Friday: Biologically important macromolecules. Carbohydrates and lipids. Note - Exam I is one week from today (Feb 8).
|Tuesday: Conclusion of Cells
Thursday. Protista. Protista support material [Lytle Ch. 5]
Tree of Life Project
Link to "Cave of Magic." Assignment is due Wednesday at start of class. I'll explain on Monday.
|C&R: Review Chapters 2 and 3 as needed. Read Chapter 4.|
|4. Feb 4-8|| Monday: Proteins and nucleic
Wednesday: Conclude macromolecules
Friday: Lecture exam 1
|Tuesday: Conclude Protista.
Thursday: The radiate animals. Lytle Chap. 7 and Campbell 648-651.] Phylum Cnidaria and Phylum Ctenophora.
Link to the article to discuss on Monday, Feb 11
|C&R: Chapter 5|
|5. Feb 11-15||Monday. Go over exam. Article
discussion. Begin section on cell division
Wednesday: Cell division - Mitosis and Cytokinesis
|Tuesday. Complete Cnidaria and
Ctenophora - Note: Labe exam 1 is 1 week from today.
Thursday: Cell division
|Mitosis animation||C&R: Chapters 12-13|
|6. Feb 18-22||Monday. Introduction to
Wednesday. DNA and protein synthesis
|Tuesday. Lab exam I.
Thursday. We'll work with the data you collected last week. Bring a calculator.
|Link to Friday's article. Article is on "DNA test for rare disorders"|| C&R Chapter 14|
C&R 15, 16, 17
|7. Feb 25-March 1||Monday. Introduction to
Wednesday. No Class
Friday. Evidence for Evolution
Thursday. Phylum Porifera [Lytle Chap. 6, and Campbell p. 646-648.]
|Link to Friday's article.||C&R 22C&R Chapter|
|8. March 4-8||Monday. Evidence for Evolution,
cont. PCR and Sequencing. Note: Lecture exam 2 will be 1 week from today (March
Wednesday. Evolution of populations. HW equilibrium.
Review session, Thursday, 12:30.
Friday. Types of Selection.
|Tues. Animal morphology [Chap.
8] and Phylum
Platyhelminthes [Chap. 9]
Thurs. Pseudocoelomates [Chapter 10].
|Link to Friday's article||C&R 23|
|9. March 11-15||
Monday. Exam II. I will provide calculators. Room opens at 7:30 AM.
Thursday. Phylum Mollusca. Last material prior to second lab exam. Practice questions.
|10. 10. March 25-29 March||
Monday. Speciation, continued.
Wednesday. The importance of scale in biology. (The surface area to volume ratio lecture.)
Friday. Homeostasis, ions and water.
|Tuesday. Review for exam.
Thursday. Lab exam.
|Link to Monday's article.||C&R 44|
|11. April 1-5||NEPHRON WEEK!
Monday: Nephron project
Wednesday: Presentations - Groups 4,5,6 10 and 12
Friday: Presentations - Groups 1,2,3,7,8 and 9
Saturday. Caving trip. Meet in in parking lot at 5:45 AM. Don't forget your boots, tennis shoes, water, food, change of clothes.
Annelida. [Lytle Chap. 12, and 659-661 in Campbell and
Thursday. Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Crustacea: The Crayfish. Lytle Ch. 13.
|No article discussion this week.||C&R 44|
|12. April 8-12||Monday. Conclusion of
homeostasis, ions and water.
Wednesday. Lecture Exam III. Room will open at 7:30 AM.
Friday. Video- Saving the Eagles
|Tuesday. Conclusion of
Thursday. Phylum Arthropoda, continued. Uniramia Grasshopper, and arthropod diversity. Lytle Chap. 13.
|13. April 15-19||Monday and Wednesday.
|Tuesday. Echinodermata. Lytle
Thursday. Lab 15, Phylum Chordata, and part of Lab 4, Animal Development.
|Link to Friday's article|| C&R 40, esp. pp 833-40.
C&R 42. pp 867-833.
|14. April 22-26.||Monday. Circulation,
Wednesday and Friday. Gas exchange.
|Tuesday and Thursday: Chordata.||DC&R 42, remainder.|
|15. April 29-May 3. ril||Monday and Wednesday. Animal
Friday. Review for lecture final. Course summary. Book award.
Thursday: Lab final.
|Link to Friday article||C&R 53|
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