BIO 150 f2010 syllabus

BIO 150 f2010 syllabus - SYLLABUS for BIO 150 – FALL 2010...

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Unformatted text preview: SYLLABUS for BIO 150 – FALL 2010: THE LIVING WORLD Instru ct or: Lectu res: Dr. Matthew Schmidt Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5: 20 – 6: 40 pm, Rm. 110 Javits Lec ture Cen ter Textbook: Life: The Scie nce of Biology, Sadava et. al., Sinauer/F reeman, 2010 Office Hours: Tue. 2: 30-3: 30, Thu . 4- 5 Office: Life Sciences Room 372 Telephone : (631) 360-4054 E-mail: matt.schmid [email protected] Teaching Assistants: see Blackboard Quiz/Review session times/location s: see Blackboard Course Website: BLACKBOARD LE CTU RE DATE TIT LE (C h apt e r in bo o k /e d u- pac k) 1 Tue s day 8 /31 Co u rs e i nt r od ucti o n: Un if yi n g T he me s i n B i ol o gy ( C h. 1 ) 2 Th ur s day 9 /2 The Tr ee of L ife a nd Cl a ss ificati o n ( C h. 1) 3 Tue s day 9 /7 W he re di d li fe co m e fr o m? C he mi str y a n d t he E arl y Ea rth [(C h. 2, C h. 4 ( 4.2 o nly )] Th ur s day 9 /9 NO C L AS S (R o sh H as h an a h H oli d ay) 4 Tue s day 9 /14 Ch e mic al Evo lut io n (C h.4, 4.3 on ly) 5 Th ur s day 9 /16 A S urv ey o f B i ol o gic al M ole cu le s [ C h. 3 , C h . 4 (4 .1 o nly)] 6 Tue s day 9 /21 Li pid s a nd th e fi r st me m br a ne s ( C h. 6) 7 Th ur s day 9 /23 A c lo se r lo o k at t he ce ll ( C h. 5) 8 Tue s day 9 /28 Pr o ka ry ot i c C ell s – ( Ch. 5, 5.2 o nl y) 9 Th ur s day 9 /30 The a dv e nt o f t he nu cle u s: ea rly E u ka ry ot e s, m od er n “Pr oti st s” ( Ch . 5, 5.5 o nl y; C h. 2 7, 2 7.1-2 7.4 on ly) Tue s day 10 /5 MI D T ER M E XAM I ( Lect u re s 1 -9) 10 Th ur s day 10 /7 Me nd eli an G e netic s (C h. 12, 12.1 o nl y) 11 Tue s day 10 /1 2 Me nd el c o nt’ d: ( C h. 12 , 12 .2 a nd 12.3) 12 Th ur s day 10 /1 4 Ch r om o s om es a n d Se x Det er mi n ati on ( no r ea di ngs) 13 Tue s day 10 /1 9 Cel l Divi si o n: me io si s a nd m ito si s ( C h. 1 1) 14 Th ur s day 10 /2 1 D NA st r uct ur e /r ep lic at io n (C h. 13, 13.1 a n d 13 .2 o nly) 15 Tue s day 10 /2 6 Ge ne e xp re s si on a n d t he ge neti c c od e: t ra n scr ipti o n a nd tra n slat io n ( C h. 14) 16 Th ur s day 10 /2 8 17 Tue s day 11 /2 Type s o f ec os yst e ms (C h.5 4) Th ur s day 11 /4 MID-TE RM E XAM 2 ( LECT UR ES 10 -17) 18 Tue s day 11 /9 Dive r sity a nd Ph il os o ph y of C la s si fic ati on ( N o re adi n g s) 19 Th ur s day 11 /1 1 Da r wi n an d N at ur al S ele ctio n (C h. 21, p p. 4 40-444 on ly) Tue s day 11 /1 6 NO C L AS S (Ei d al- A dh a O b se rv a nc e) 20 Th ur s day 11 /1 8 The nat ur e o f sci en ce: h yp ot he se s, t h eo ri e s, an d la ws (p.441 ) 21 Tue s day 11 /2 3 P op ul ati on G e netic s (C h. 21, p p. 4 44-4 51) Th ur s day 11 /2 5 NO C L AS S – TH A NK SG I VI N G HO L ID A Y 22 Tue s day 11 /3 0 VI DE O: Se x ual S el ecti o n: W hy S ex? 23 Th ur s day 12 /2 Di sc us si o n o f Vi de o ( C h. 2 1, pp. 453- 456) 24 Tue s day 12 /7 Mac ro ev ol utio n, S p eciat io n, a n d E xti ncti o n (Ch . 23 ) 25 Th ur s day 12 /9 Evid e nce fo r Ev ol uti o n ( n o as si gn ed r ea di n gs) Th ur s day 12 /1 6 2:15-4: 45 pm The bi ol o gy o f e co sy ste m s ( C h. 57) FI NA L E XAM ( LE CTU RE S 1-25 ) CUMU L AT IV E!! Gr adi n g P ol icy: A s n ote d a bov e, t h er e wil l be t wo m id -te rm e xa m s an d o ne f in al e xa m . Y o ur ulti m ate g ra de will be b a se d up o n t he s e e x am in ati o ns i n t he f ol lo w in g m a nn er : Mid-t er m (30%) + Mid -te rm (30 %) + Fi nal Ex am (40% , c umulativ e) = 10 0% Ma ke u ps a re g e ne ral ly n ot giv e n fo r mi s se d ex a ms, ev e n i f t he r e i s a n a cce pt a bl e ex cu se. T hi s i s du e t o t he s iz e o f t he cla s s. Pl ea s e se e me if y o u mi ss a n ex a m t o di sc us s acc ept a ble ar ra n ge m ent s. If y ou hav e a p h ysi cal , ps yc hol o gi cal, me di cal, o r l ea r ni n g di sa bi lity t h at ma y i mp act o n y o ur a bi lity t o c ar ry o ut a ss ig n ed c ou r se w o r k, y o u ar e st ro n gl y ur g ed t o c ont act t he st a f f i n t he Ce nt e r f or Di sa bi lity S u pp ort S erv ice s (D S S), EC C B ui l di ng , Ro o m 1 28, 632- 6748 . DS S w ill r evie w yo u r co nce r ns a n d dete r mi ne wit h y o u w hat a cc om m od ati o ns a re n ec es s ary a n d ap pr o pri at e. All in f or mat io n a nd d oc u me ntat io n o f di sa bi lit y i s c o nf id e ntia l. Ac cess to ou r cl ass 's on- l ine B la ck b oa r d sit e Y ou ca n ac ce ss cl as s i nf o rm at i o n on -li n e at : ht t p: / / bla ck b o ar d.st o ny b ro o k. ed u / If y ou us ed B l ac kb o ar d l a st se me st e r, y ou r lo gi n in f or m at i on (U se r na me a n d Pa s s wo rd ) h as pr o ba bl y n ot c ha n g ed. I f yo u h av e n ev e r u s ed St o ny B r oo k' s B lac k b oa rd sy st e m, y o u r i nit i al pa ss w o rd i s y o ur S OL A R ID # an d yo u r u se r na me i s t he s a me a s y o u r Sto ny Br o o k (sp ar k y) u se rn a me, wh ic h i s g en er al ly yo u r fi rst i niti al a nd th e fi rst 7 lette r s of y o ur la st na m e. 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