Topic outline

  • General Biology II

    NSC 291

    MWF 10:30 - 11:20

    Syllabus

     

    • Biology in the Media

    • Course Schedule

      Date Topic Reading Assignment
      1/24 Evolution by Natural Selection
      24
      1/27 continued  (Dylan)
      1/29 Evolutionary Processes 25
      1/31 continued  (Jonathan)       ppt
      2/3 continued (Emma)         ppt   HW1
      2/5 Speciation      ppt
      26
      2/7 Phylogenetics (Eddie M.)  ppt 27
      2/10 Phylogenetics continued  (Hannah)  ppt
       
      2/12 The History of Life  pdf Paper Topic, HW2
      2/14 Snow Day  
      2/17 Bacteria & Archaea (Greg)
      28, Microbiome  HW3
      2/19 Protists, Green Algae & Fungi 
      29/30/31 (pick one)
      2/21 Viruses (Rachel) 35 List of references
      2/24  Viruses (Michael)
      35  
      2/26  Plant Form & Function 36
      2/28 Plant Form & Function  (Eddie H.)
      36 First Draft
      3/3 Plant Transport & Nutrition  37, 38
      3/5 Plant Sensory Systems, Signals & Responses 39 HW4
      3/7 Plant Development & Reproduction
      23, 40
      3/10 Introduction to Animals
      32
      3/12 Deuterostomes & Protostomes 33,34
      3/14 Animal Form & Function
      41 Final Paper
      3/15 -3/30 SPRING BREAK
      3/31 Animal Form & Function 2  
      4/2 Water & Electrolyte Balance 42
      4/4 Gas Exchange & Circulation                           44
      4/7 Presentations
      4/9 Presentations
      4/11 Presentations    
      4/14 Project Set up  
      4/16 Circulation & Digestion
      43, 44  
      4/18 Sensory & Motor  45, 46

       

       

      4/21 Chemical Signals  47
      4/23 Reproduction 48  HW 5
      4/25 The Immune System 49 
      4/28 Behavior 51
      5/1 Ecology 50 HW 6
      5/2 Population & Community Ecology  53
      5/5     Research Reports
      5/7 Biodiversity & Conservation 55
      5/8-5/11 Take-home Final
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