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Biology 240 Introductory Biology II
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Topics of Today’s Lecture About Your Lecture Instructors Enrollment Issues Course Goals Idealism, the Greeks & the Pre-Darwinian Worldview Science as a Way of Knowing A Bit of Advice
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Dennis Desjardin HH 429; 338-2439; ded@sfsu.edu OfFce Hrs: M 1-2, W 9:30-11; by appt. • Lectures on systematics, speciation, prokaryotes, fungi, plants and ecology • Specializes in the study of fungi
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John Hafernik HH 519; hafernik@sfsu.edu OfFce Hrs: W 9:10-10:10; TH 8:00-9:00; by appt. Lectures on evolution, animal diversity and ecology Specializes in the study of insects and their relatives
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About Biology 240 The second course in a sequence designed to prepare Biology majors for upper division study. Prerequisite-Biology 230 or and an equivalent course The Main Topics in Biology 240 are: Evolutionary Principles Phylogenetic Inference Diversity of Life Principles of Ecology For a copy of the Syllabus go to http:// ilearn.sfsu.edu Text: Campbell et al ., BIOLOGY, 8th ed., 2008.
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Enrollment Issues Enrollment issues are dealt with in the laboratory sections. Adding Changing Sections Evaluating Prerequisites To keep your spot in the course, be sure to attend the frst meeting oF the laboratory section you are enrolled in To get your name on the waiting list, attend the frst meeting oF one oF the laboratory sections
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Lecture Topics 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
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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Introductory_Lecture[1] - Biology 240 Introductory Biology...

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