BIO410Syllabus2008

BIO410Syllabus2008 - Mar 3 Locomotion II: Flight Chapter...

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Biology 410 Insect Biology Spring 2008 Lecture Schedule and Reading Assignments Date Lecture _ Jan 23 Introduction & Course info 25 Significance/Diversity of Insects Chapter 1 28 External anatomy I: Integument 30 External anatomy II: The Head Chapter 2.3 Feb 1 External anatomy III: The Thorax Chapter 2.4 4 External anatomy IV: Thorax contd., Abdomen Chapter 2.5 6 Wrap-up: Anatomy & Morphology 8 Internal Anatomy I: Nervous & Endocrine Systems Chapter 3.2/3 11 Internal Anatomy II: Muscular & Alimentary Chapter 3.1/6 13 Internal Anatomy III: Circulatory, Excretory, Tracheal Chapter 3.4-7 15 Sensory Mechanisms: Tactile, Sound, Chemo Chapter 4.1-3 18 No Class – President’s day 20 Sensory Mechanisms: Vision Chapter 4.4 22 Locomotion I: Crawling, Swimming Chapter 3.1.3 25 EXAM 1 27 Film: Microcosmos 29 No Class
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Unformatted text preview: Mar 3 Locomotion II: Flight Chapter 3.1.4 5 Post-embryonic Development Chapter 6 7 Arthropod Evolution Chapter 7 10 Arthropod Evolution II 12 Avoiding Harsh Conditions 14 Soil, Dung & Carrion Insects Chapter 8 17 Aquatic Insects Chapter 9 19 Insects & Plants I: Herbivory Chapter 10 21 Insects & Plants II: Herbivory contd. Date Lecture Reading Assignment Mar 24-28 No Class: Spring Break 31 Insects & Plants III: Pollinators Chapter 10 Apr 2 Insects & Other Diets 4 Eusocial Insects 7 Film: Castles of Clay 9 Insects & Medicine Chapter 14 11 Insects as Crop Pests Chapter 15 14 Tips & strategies for giving talks 16 Student Presentations 18 Student Presentations 21 Student Presentations 23 Student Presentations 25 Student Presentations 28 Insects & Human History 30 Final Lecture: Insect Conservation/Biodiversity May 2 Review Session...
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BIO410Syllabus2008 - Mar 3 Locomotion II: Flight Chapter...

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