Biological Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

 

Matt Kay: Biology 101:  Fall 2018

CRNs 30394, 30395, 30936, 39126
Lecture: Monday and Wednesday, 9:35 - 10:55 am
Labs (all labs in EBS 201): Monday 11:10 am - 2:15pm (30394), Tuesday 7:50 - 10:55 am (30395), Wednesday 11:10 am - 2:1 5pm (30936), Wednesday 2:30 pm - 5:35pm (39126)


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Course Syllabus    


Week Lecture Notes Lecture Slides, Handouts, etc.
1 Aug 27: Sex, evolution & natural selection • Homework: Basics of Chemistry
  Aug 29:  Life on Earth, plant cells • Review Article: Overview and Instructions
2 Sept 3:  Labor Day:  No Class • Review Article: Grading Rubric
  Sept 5:  Carbohydrates; Proteins (Part I) • Review Article Sample
3 Sept 10: Energy I: Cellular respiration and anaerobic respiration  
  Sept 12:  Proteins  
4 Sept 17: Energy II: Photosynthesis I
Lipids lab lecture
  Sept 19:  Energy III: Photosynthesis II C Fixation handout
5 Sept 24: Energy IV:  Photosynthesis II  
  Sept 26: Midterm I: Aug 27 - Sept 24  
6 Oct 1: 1° tissues: overview, leaves  
  Oct 3: 1° tissues: stems, hormones  
7 Oct 8: Cell division: Mitosis & meiosis  
  Oct 10: Mendelian genetics  
8 Oct 15: GMOs in botany and agriculture  
  Oct 17: Xylem and phloem function  
9 Oct 22: 2° tissues: wood and phloem  
  Oct 24: Secondary metabolites  
10 Oct 29: Midterm 2 (Sep 26–Oct 24)  
  Oct 31: Algae, the plant-like protists  
11 Nov 5: Spore producing plants: 1. Bryophytes 2 Ferns and allies  
  Nov 7: Gymnosperms Nov 11 (Sunday): Research Paper Due by 11:59PM (see syllabus)
12 Nov 12:  Angiosperms I  
  Nov 14:  Angiosperms II  
13 Nov 19:  Midterm III (Oct 31 – Nov 14)  
  Nov 21: Seeds: adaptations & ecology  
14 Nov 26: Kingdom Fungi  
  Nov 28:  Ecology & Plant communities I  
15 Dec 3: Ecology & Plant communities II  
  Dec 5:  Ecosystem services  
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Dec 12:  Wednesday:  Final Exam: 
EBS 309, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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