Biological Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

 

Matt Kay: Biology 101:  Spring 2019

CRNs 54951, 54952, 54953
Lecture: Monday and Wednesday, 9:35 - 10:55 am in EBS 309
Labs (all labs in EBS 201): Monday 11:10 am - 2:15pm (54951), Tuesday 7:50 - 10:55 am (54952), Tuesday 11:10 am - 2:1 5pm (54953)


Course Syllabus


Week Lecture Notes Lecture Slides, Handouts, etc.
1 Sex, evolution & natural selection (Jan. 14) Homework: Basics of Chemistry
  Life on Earth, plant cells (Jan. 16) Review Article: Overview and Instructions
2 Jan 21   Martin Luther King Day:  No Class Review Article: Grading Rubric
  Carbohydrates, review papers (Jan. 23) Review Article: Sample
3 Cellular respiration and anaerobic respiration (Jan 28)  
  Proteins (Jan 30)  
4 Energy II: Photosynthesis I (Feb. 4)
Lipids lab lecture
  Energy III: Photosynthesis II (Feb. 6) Carbon Fixation handout
5 Energy IV:  Photosynthesis III (Feb. 11)  
  Feb. 13: Midterm I: Jan 14 - Feb 11  
6 Presidents Weekend: No Class  
  1° tissues: overview, leaves (Feb. 20)  
7 Cell division: Mitosis & meiosis (Feb. 25)  
  Mendelian genetics (Feb 27)  
8 1° tissues: stems, hormones (Mar 4)  
  Xylem and phloem function (Mar 6)  
9 2° tissues: wood and phloem (Mar 11)  
  Secondary metabolites (Mar 13) Study Guide for Midterm II
10 Mar 18: Midterm 2 (Feb 20 – Mar 13)  
  Algae, the plant-like protists (Mar 20) March 22 Research Paper Due by 4:00 PM (see syllabus)
11 Spore producing plants: 1. Bryophytes 2 Ferns and allies (Apr 1)  
  Gymnosperms (Apr 3)  
12 Angiosperms I (Apr 8)   
  Angiosperms II (Apr 10)  
13 Fungi I (Apr 15)  
  Fungi II (Apr 17  
14 April 22: Midterm 3 (Mar 20 - April 17)  
  Seed Dispersal (Apr 24)  
15 Ecology & Plant communities I (Apr 29)  
  Ecosystem services, Ecology & Plant communities II (May 1)  
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May 6:  Monday:  Final Exam: 
EBS 309, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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