240_Syllabus-Spring_2011[1]

240_Syllabus-Spring_2011[1] - Biology 240 Introductory...

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Biology 240 — Introductory Biology II — Spring 2011 Instructors: Dr. Dennis Desjardin Dr. John Hafernik HH 429; 338-2439; [email protected] HH 519; [email protected] Hrs: M 1-2; W 9:30-11; by appt. Hrs: W 9:10-10:10; TH 8:00-9:00; by appt. Lecture Textbook: Campbell et al ., BIOLOGY, 8th ed., 2008. https://ilearn.sfsu.edu - Date Topic (Lecturer) Reading in Campbell 1/24 Introduction to the course (Hafernik) 1/26 A Brief History of Evolutionary Thought (Hafernik) 1/28 Evidence of Evolution (Hafernik) Ch. 22, 1/31 Population Genetics and Microevolution (Hafernik) Ch. 23 2/2 Selection and Adaptation (Hafernik) Ch. 23 2/4 Selection and Adaptation (Hafernik) Ch. 23 2/7 Phylogeny and Systematics (Desjardin) Ch. 26 2/9 Species and Speciation (Desjardin) Ch. 24 2/11 Species and Speciation (Desjardin) Ch. 24 2/14 Origin of Life: Prokaryotes (Desjardin) Ch. 25, 27 2/16 Origin of Life: Prokaryotes (Desjardin) Ch. 25, 27 2/18 Eukaryote origin; Phylogeny of life (Desjardin) Ch. 28 2/21 Protistan Diversity (Desjardin) Ch. 28 2/23 Fungal Diversity (Desjardin) Ch. 31 2/25 Fungal Ecology (Desjardin) Ch. 31 2/28 LECTURE EXAM I ——— 3/2 Algae: Characteristics and Ecology (Desjardin) Ch. 28 3/4 Algae: Diversity; Life Cycle Patterns (Desjardin) Ch. 28 3/7 Origin of Land Plants (Desjardin) Ch. 29 3/9 Adaptations of Charophytes (Desjardin) Ch. 29 3/11 Non-seed Plants (Desjardin) Ch. 29 3/14 Origin of Seeds (Desjardin) Ch. 30 3/16 Gymnosperms (Desjardin) Ch. 30 3/18 Angiosperms (Desjardin) Ch. 30 3/21 Pollination and Fertilization (Desjardin) Ch. 38 3/23 Dispersal Mechanisms (Desjardin) Ch. 38 3/25 LECTURE EXAM II ——— 3/28–4/1 Spring Recess No Classes ——— 4/4 Animal Development (Hafernik) Ch. 21, 32, 47 4/6 Animal Development (Hafernik) Ch. 21, 32, 47 4/8 Origin of Animals (Hafernik) Ch. 32 4/11 Diversity of Invertebrates I (Hafernik) Ch. 32, 33 4/13 Diversity of Invertebrates II (Hafernik) Ch. 32, 33 4/15 Arthropods I (Hafernik) Ch. 33 4/18 Arthropods II (Hafernik) Ch. 33 4/20 Origin of Chordates (Hafernik) Ch. 34 4/22 Radiation of Fishes (Hafernik) Ch. 34 4/25 Vertebrates Colonize Land (Hafernik) Ch. 34 4/27 Reptiles and Their Descendents (Hafernik) Ch. 34 4/29 Birds and Mammals (Hafernik) Ch. 34
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5/2 Behavioral Ecology: Sex & Mating Systems (Hafernik) Ch. 51 5/4 Behavioral Ecology: Social Behavior (Hafernik) Ch. 51 5/6 Population Ecology (Hafernik) Ch. 53 5/9 Conservation Biology (Hafernik) Ch. 56 5/11 Cycles in Nature; Ecosystem Processes (Desjardin) Ch. 52, 55 5/13 Humans in the Biosphere (Desjardin) Ch. 52, 56 5/16 FINAL LECTURE EXAM-Monday 8:00-10:30 Items of Importance: 1. The prerequisite for this course is Biology 230 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or better. 2.
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