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Unformatted text preview: Welcome to Diversity of Organisms! Biology 185 Section 31279 Marc Perkins M-W 12:45 2:10 pm Petitioners: please sit in the back (There are 4 handouts available in the boxes near the door) Welcome to Bio 185! Todays plan: Petitioners / lab times Introduce myself Go over the basics of the course Look a bit at taxonomy Take a quick trip around the domains of life Lab will meet both days this week, as usual. Petitioners Biology 181 is a prerequisite You must be in both a Bio 185 lab section and this lecture section The space limitation is in lab Lab times (and approx. # of open seats): MW 2:20 5:30 pm (0 open seats) MW 6:40 9:50 pm (2 open seats) TTh 2:20 5:30 pm (0 open seats) A course you might be interested in: Bio 198 Exploration of careers in biology The title says it all Will focus on talks by invited guest speakers from a wide range of fields I co-taught it last year, and it was great fun 1 unit, credit/no-credit course Meets Th 7:00 8:00 pm (This course has limited transferability) Welcome to the newest bio majors course on campus This is only the eighth semester Diversity has been offered Some have said this is a combination botany and zoology But this course will be much more than that In here we will explore all the domains of life in one semester, and well be doing it in a novel way More than half the labs will be experimental Including field work and multi-week labs Well be using an interactive lecture response system Online tools will be integrated into the course Feedback from prior semesters has been integrated Who am I? Marc Perkins Went to college in the LA area Harvey Mudd College Masters degree in biology from ASU Researched insect physiology Taught at OCC for 5 years Including courses on Rabbit Island S. occidentalis by Matthew Robinson http://flickr.com/photos/noisecollusion/448015222/ Manduca flying by Moon Rhythm http://flickr.com/photos/moonrhythm/197626890/ Manduca l rva by NatureFreak07 http://flickr.com/photos/tonios- ics/408383141/ Recently have worked on Rabbit Island Island in British Columbia, near Vancouver How can you contact me? M a r c P e r k i n s E-mail: mperkins@occ.cccd.edu Office location: Science Hall 133 Office hours: Monday 2:15 4:15 pm Wednesday 2:15 4:15 pm And by appointment Office phone: 714-432-5847 IM: more on this later Web page: http://faculty.orangecoastcollege.edu/mperkins Where is Marcs office? Were here My office is here What is this course all about? How organisms overcome common environmental challenges (the anatomical and physiological systems of all of life) Including Overall relationships between taxa General principles like homeostasis and adaptation Nutrient absorption / digestion How organisms get/create energy (ATP) Respiration, gas exchange, & osmoregulation...
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