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Biology1081-Intro. to Biology II

Winter 2001

Instructor: Dr. G. A. Lozano

Office hours: anytime -day or night, weekdays or weekends

                                    (drop-in basis, if I am there, or by appointment)

                                    also, 20-30 minutes before class drop-in basis

 

Texts

1.- Pruitt, N. L., Underwood, L. S. and Surver, W. 2000. Bioinquiry: making connections in biology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. N.Y. (and associated material)

2.-Additional reading material may be assigned or suggested.

 

Class times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 17:30 h to 18:55h (5:30 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.)

 

Lectures

Date   Topic  Suggested reading
Week 1-Jan 16 Introduction Chapters 1 and 2
  Science, Biology  
  Evolution, Natural Selection, DNA  
Week 2-Jan 23 The Origin of Life Chapter 8.3
  Taxonomy Chapters 8.1 and 8.2
Week 3-Jan 30 The Diversity of Life  
  http://tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html  
Week 4-Feb 6 The Diversity of Life  
Week 5-Feb 13 Exam 1  
  Plant Form and Function Chapter 12
Week 6-Feb 20 Plant form and Function  
Week 7-Feb 27  Life History  
Week 8-Mar 6 Behaviour Chapter 13
Week 9-Mar 20 Behaviour  
Mar 22- Exam 2    
Week 10-Mar 27 Population Biology Chapter 14
Week 11-Apr 3 Interactions-Abiotic Chapter 15
  Interactions-Biotic  
Week 12-Apr 10 Predation, Competition  
Week 13-Apr 17 Parasitism, Cooperation   
Week 14-Apr 24 Review and final words  
May 3, 2000 Final exam 5:30 p.m.  

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