CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY Spring 2018 Course Page

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EXAM 3 Wedensday March 7th.   New topics/guidlines posted below.


Ancient Penguin fossil---reading

Acid Oceans affecting oysters--Reading 

Mitochondria are hot hot hot--Reading

Photsynthetic bacteria helping with heart attacks! Reading

Lecture Material

Lecture 15--February 16

Lecture 16--February 23

Lecture 17--February 26

February 28th---opportunity for in class activity. 

Lecture 18--March 2

Lecture 19--March 5

March 9---Special lecture on information literacy. Information will be part of exam 4 material and/or in class activity. Ms. LaPlante's presentation here.

Lecture 20--March 19

Lecture 21--March 21



Exam related material

Scantron example

Exam 1 topics/guidelines

Exam 2 topics/guidelines

Exam 3 topics/guidelines


Lab Material

Syllabus/General information

Lab 1 --Practicing the Scientific Method

Lab 2--Biodiversity/Taxonomy/Phylogenetic Trees

Lab 3--Cells/Microscopy

Lab 4--Osmosis

Lab 5--Cell Craft Game

Lab 6--Photosynthesis and Respiration

Lab 7--Mitosis

Lab 8--dichotomous keys--plant diversity





DO NOT USE MATERIAL BELOW THIS LINE---from previous year course






























Accumulated assignment points through Week 14 (4 exams + 11 labs):  565 points


Textbook Reading

Chapter 1-12

Chapter 14

Chapters 15-16 (limited pages)





Paper 3---read by Wednesday Sept. 25th

Paper 4---dog genetics




Lecture 35---Part 1 Part 2 Part3


Discussion presentations

Discussion 1

Discussion 2

Discussion 3  Fun stuff

Discussion 4---



Textbook companion website






Exam 1 guidelines (also see details in content lecture 8)

Exam 2 guidelines 

Exam 3 topics/guidelines

Exam 4 topics/guidelines  

Exam 5 topics/guidelines

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lecture 22.ppt5.48 MB
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lecture 24.ppt7.92 MB