Topic outline

  • General Biology II

    NSC 291

    MWF 10:30 - 11:20

    Syllabus

    Take home final due Monday by 10am

    • Biology in the Media

    • Course Schedule

      Date Topic Reading Assignment
      1/25 Evolution by Natural Selection
      24
      1/28 continued (Kendra)
      1/30 Evolutionary Processes 25
      2/1 continued (Megan)
      2/4 Speciation 26 HW1
      2/6 Phylogenetics (James)
      27
      2/8 continued
      2/11 The History of Life (Alex)
      pdf Paper topic
      2/13 Bacteria and Archaea 28
      2/15 Protists & Green Algae (Alison)
      29/30, Microbiome HW2
      2/18 Fungi 31 Bibliography
      2/20 Viruses (Malachy)
      35
      2/22 Plant Form and Function 36
      2/25 Plant Transport & Nutrition (Felix)
      37,38  
      2/27 Sugaring pdf
      3/1 Plant Sensory Systems, Signals, and Responses (Kendra)
      39 First Draft
      3/4 Plant Development & Reproduction 23, 40
      3/6 Introduction to Animals (Megan) 32
      3/8 Deuterostomes & Protostomes 
      33, 34
      3/11 Animal Form and Function (James)
      41
      3/13 continued
      3/15 Water and Electrolyte Balance (Alex)
      42 Final Paper
      3/16 -3/31 SPRING BREAK
      4/1 Gas Exchange and Circulation 44
      4/3 Electrical Signals (Alison)
      45
      4/5 continued
      4/8 Presentations
      4/10 Presentations
      4/12 Sensory Systems & Movement (Malachy)
      46 Sap Data
      4/15 Chemical Signals 47
      4/17 Chemical Signals
      47  
      4/19 Animal Reproduction (Felix) 48

      Sap Report

      t-test calculator

      correlation calculator

      4/22 The immune system  49
      4/24 Ecology  50
      4/26 Behavior 51
      4/29 continued 
      5/1 Population Ecology 50
      5/3 Community Ecology  53
      5/6 Ecosystems 54
      5/8 Biodiversity & Conservation 55
      5/8-5/12 Take-home Final
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