BIOL 151


BIOl 151 course syllabus         

Book: Campbell's Biology, 11th edition - If you are a biology major, definitely buy this book! This will be a great reference for your entire academic career. If you are taking this course as a gen ed and are not a science major, you can get by with an older edition and save some money.

Note taking - do it by hand!

Supplemental Instruction:

Lab Handouts: Print these out and bring them to lab. Read them before lab!  Instructions for Lab writups.
Lab 1 - Scientific Method 
Lab 2 - Osmosis     
Lab 3 - Mitosis Meiosis      
Lab 4 - Genetics    
Lab 5 - Evolution
Lab 6a - Phylogenies (Vertebrates)
Lab 6b - Phylogenies (Invertebrates)
Lab 7 - Porifera Cnidaria Annelida Platyhelminthes
Lab 8 - Mollusca Arthropoda Nematoda    
Lab 9 - Echinodermata Chordata
Lab 10 - Population Growth  Pearl-Verhulst Model (Excel)

Lectures on Critters:
Protista, Porifera, Cnidaria     
Platyhelminthes, Annelida     
Nematoda, Arthropoda    

Ecology Lectures:
Population Ecology   
Community Ecology

Scientific Method - Mouse examples    
Scientific Studies John Oliver    (Language!)
Surface Area:Volume example  
Diffusion video      
Passive Transport video     
Active Transport video       
Na-K pump video    
Endocytosi-Exocytosis video 1   video2   
Worm Documentary (YouTube)
Genetics questions

Testing Scientific Ideas
Eye Evolution - the comment section may make your brain explode, watch out ;)
Tree of Life Project     
Phylogeny Entrance (Berkeley)