Biology 110, Fall, 2009, Professor Stark, Lecture syllabus

Here is a cumulative lecture outline

Week 1 NO LAB
M 8/24 Evolution, homeostasis and reproduction Chapter 1, Other specified selections, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 8/26 Strong inference Chapter 1 (continued), Other specified selections, pp 610-611 & 629, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 8/28 Water, inorganic chemistry Chapter 2, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 2 lab Scientific Inquiry
M 8/31 Carbon based units Chapter 3, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 9/2 The cellular basis of life Chapter 4, pdf of slides, Last year's PodCast
F 9/4 Cell membranes: gateway between the quick and the dead Chapter 5, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 3 lab Molecules
M 9/7 Labor Day
W 9/9 Cellular metabolism Chapters 6 & 8, pdf of slides, PodCast
An offering for nine eleven
F 9/11 Nucleic acids and the code of life Chapter 9, part of Chapter 10, Other specified selections, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 4 lab Cells
M9/14 Central dogma and proteins Chapter 10, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 9/16 Review session, 2009 PodCast, 2008 PodCast; 2007 PodCast
F 9/18 Exam 1, Find your score here, Answers: 1-40 here, 51-88 here, 101-138 here, 151-188 here, Statistics: Average (out of 50) = 30.24, Standard deviation = 7.0, Approximate distribution A:40-42, A-:39, B+:37-38, B:35-36, B-:33-34, C+:31-32, C:25-30, C-:23-24, D:20-22, F:15-19 (Curve=2.46)

Week 5 lab Metabolism
M 9/21 General properties of cell division Chapter 11, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 9/23 Sex, meiosis and biological variability Chapter 11 (continued), pdf of slides, PodCast
F 9/25 Genes and genetic abnormalities Chapter 12, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 6 lab Genetics
M 9/28 Chromosomes and chromosomal abnormalities Chapter 12 (continued), pdf of slides, PodCastA, PodCastB, PodCastC,
W 9/30 Prokaryotes and viruses Chapter 19, pp. 37 & 54, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 10/2 Biotech Chapter 13, Other specified selections, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 7 lab Microbiology
M 10/5 Evolution vs intelligent design Selections from Chapters 14-16 & 18, Other specified selections(from Chapters 12, 23 & 24), pdf of slides, PodCast
W 10/7 The genetic basis of evolution Selections from Chapters 14-16 & 18, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 10/9 Review session. 2009 PodCast, 2008: PodCast
2007: ( PodCast, the first part is slow and garbled, but the tail end worked)

Week 8 lab Molecular Biology
M 10/12 Exam 2. Find your score here, Answers: 1-40 here, 51-88 here, 101-138 here, 151-188 here, Statistics: Average (out of 50) = 35, Standard deviation = 7.6, Approximate distribution A:44-49, A-:42-43, B+:40-41, B:38-39, B-:36-37, C+:34-35, C:30-33, C-:27-29, D:18-26, F:12-14(Curve=2.54)

W 10/14 The origin of life Chapter 17, selection from Chapter 1, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 10/16 The history of life on Earth Chapter 17 (continued), selections from Chapters 18 & 25, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 9 NO LAB
M 10/19 Fall Break
W 10/21 Diversity of life Selections from Selections from Chapters 20-22, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 10/23 Diversity of animals Chapters 23 & 24, references to Chapters 33 & 41, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 10 lab Evolution
M 10/26 Animal structure and function Chapter 31, Part of Chapter 39, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 10/28 Circulation Chapter 32, Case study, Chapter 12, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 10/30 Respiration Chapter 33, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 11 lab Histology
M 11/2 Digestion Chapter 34, Other specified selections, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 11/4 2009 review session PodCast, 2008 Review Session PodCast
, 2007 review session PodCast
F 11/6 Exam 3 Find your score here, Answers: 1-40 here, 51-88 here, 101-138 here, 151-188 here, Statistics Average (out of 50) = 37.75, Standard deviation = 6.75, Approximate distribution A:45-49, A-:44, B+:42-43, B:41, B-:39-40, C+:36-38, C:31-35, C-:28-30, D:21-27, F:[none] (Curve=2.74)

Week 12 lab Physiology
M 11/9 Nutrition Chapter 34 (continued), pdf of slides, PodCast
W 11/11 Excretion Chapter 35, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 11/13 Immunity and defense Chapter 36 (plus part of Chapter 32), pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 13 lab Anatomy
M11/16 Endocrinology Chapter 37, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 11/18 The nervous system Chapter 38, one reference back to chapter 37, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 11/20 Senses Chapter 38 (continued) Specified selections from Chapters 12, 25 & 28, pdf of slides, PodCast

Week 14 NO LAB
M 11/23 Muscles Chapter 39, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 11/25 Thanksgiving
F 11/27
Thanksgiving

Week 15 lab Senses
M 11/30 Reproduction Chapter 40, pdf of slides, PodCast
W 12/2 Development Chapter 41, references to Chapters 13 & 40, pdf of slides, PodCast
F 12/4 2009 Review PodCast, 2008 Review PodCast, 2007 Review PodCast

Week 16 NO LAB
M 12/7 Exam 4 Find your score here, Answers: 1-40 here, 51-88 here, 101-138 here, 151-188 here, Statistics Average (out of 50) = 34.33, Standard deviation = 7.1, Approximate distribution A:42-45, A-:40-41, B+:39, B:37-38, B-:36, C+:34-35, C:31-33, C-:28-30, D:20-27, F: 13-18 (Curve=2.67)

M Dec 14 8-9:50 Final exam
Find your score here, Answers: 1-40 here, 51-88 here, 101-138 here, 151-188 here, Average (out of 100)=58, Grade distribution later

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