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Unformatted text preview: Biology 201, section 21748 COURSE OUTLINE FALL 2008 MacKay WK Day/Date Lecture topics Reading in Campbell text Laboratory activities (lab book pages in parentheses) 1 Mon., 8/25 Introduction Scientific method Ch. 1 Scientific investigation - Hypothesis testing (handout only-- not in lab manual) Wed., 8/27 The chemistry of life Water and the fitness of the environment Ch. 2 Ch. 3 Lab topic 1 in lab manual: Scientific Investigation (pages 1-27) 2 Mon., 9/1 NO VVC - LABOR DAY HOLIDAY---------- NO VVC - LABOR DAY HOLIDAY Wed., 9/3 Carbon and the molecular diversity of life The structure and function of large biological molecules Ch. 4 Ch. 5 Lab quiz 1 on scientific investigation & hypothesis testing labs Lab on molecules of Life: Simple tests used to identify/detect macromolecules (handout only - not in lab manual) 3 Mon., 9/8 The structure and function of large biological molecules, continued Ch. 5 Lab quiz 2 on molecules of life lab Lab on measuring the energy in macromolecules by calorimetry (handout only - not in lab manual) JEOPARDY 1 Wed., 9/10 Exam 1 on chapters 1 through 4---------- Lecture during lab time today: A tour of the cell No lab activity 4 Mon., 9/15 A tour of the cell Ch. 6 Lab quiz 3 on calorimetry lab Lab topic 3 - Microscopes and cells (to be continued if we do not finish today)...
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