Sept11Lec - Notes taken by Dr Balko during lecture. (ppt)...

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Notes taken by Dr Balko during lecture. (ppt) Routine Class Matters ~ Reading assignments for Today: Chp 16,17 to end & Chp 17 intro essay through section 17.14 Reading for Tues 17.15 to end, & Chp 18 intro essay through 18.14 PLEASE REGISTER YOUR i<Clickers ` using the NEW CIT protocol posted on BLACKBOARD [we apologize, but CIT just informed everyone of the change]. i<clicker MUST BE REGISTERED NO LATER THAN NEXT TUE @ 8AM for you to receive credit for clicker ques. ALL questions about enrollment and lab scheduling Please contact Kathy (kma11). (ppt SERIES) The first 4-5 ppt are review from last time (Tue 9 Sept). (ppt) Clicker Question = C. NOTE: 33% of the class answered wrong. D has the oldest common ancestor as it has all 3 lineages. E is arguably as correct as answer C - as algae are spread out across the tree (paraphyletic), however, not truly the best answer as algae don’t go all the way down to the basal node. [We will accept C & E as correct answers ] (ppt) Moldy Orange (ppt) READ THE OPENING CHAPTER18 ESSAY IN YOUR TEXT! There will be a question from it on the Prelim. Some fungi are beneficial Mycorrhiza often associated with the roots of plants. The fungus specializes in extracting nutrients and converting (fixing) nitrogen into nitrates and nitrites (a form that can be used by plants and animals). (ppt) A type of Green algae is thought to be the ancestor to plants. o What evidence supports this theory?? Molecular, physical & chemical evidence supports this. Figure 17.1A is thought to represent the algae organism that gave rise to plants. 1
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Notes taken by Dr Balko during lecture. (ppt) Special characteristics of plants that algae don’t have … be familiar with what the following structures are, and know which would be matched to algae versus plants. [you will also examine this concept in lab]. Also see Figure 17.2A from text. Table comparing characteristics used to ID algae versus plants.
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