CONCEPTS OF BIOLOGY Spring 2018 Course Page

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EXAM 2 Wedensday February 21s!  New topics/guidlines posted below.


Ancient Penguin fossil---reading

Acid Oceans affecting oysters--Reading 

Mitochondria are hot hot hot--Reading

Lecture Material

Lecture 9--February 2

Lecture 10--February 5

Lecture 11--February 7

Lecture 12--February 9

Lecture 13--February 12

Lecture 14--February 14

Lecture 15--February 16


Exam related material

Scantron example

Exam 1 topics/guidelines

Exam 2 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




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