Labsyl2008 - When we work with specific animals be sure...

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1 Bio L114 - Zoology Lab Spring 2008 Dr. Peter Burn - A507 Phone - (617) 573-8248 Email - Office Hours - MWF 10-11, or by appt. Objectives: To introduce you to the process of science, and to the evolutionary and morphological diversity of animal species. Text - Handouts and reference works Grading: Quizzes - 60%, Lab Report - 10%, Discussions - 30%. The low quiz grade will be dropped. Unexcused absences will be counted as zero. Permission to miss a laboratory report or quiz should be obtained no later than the day of the lab. The discussion grade will be based on class participation in general and on biweekly class discussion topics in particular. Papers for discussion will be distributed in advance. Lab handouts and discussion articles should be read before coming to class.
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Unformatted text preview: When we work with specific animals, be sure that you know their phylum and class. Schedule Date Topic Reading 1/16 Introduction: Safety, Assessment Handout 1/23 D Scientific Thinking and Writing Handout 1/30 Q Information Power (tentative) Invert Assignment for week of 2/7 2/6 Museum of Comparative Zoology Handout 2/13 D Invert I (Sponges thru Nematodes) Handout 2/20 Q Invert II (Annelids thru Echinoderms) 2/27 D Journey of Man (video) 3/5 Q Chordates, "Fish" 3/19 D Histology Handout 3/26 Q Mammals I 4/2 D Mammals II 4/9 Q Reproduction and Development Handout 4/16 D Zooplankton Feeding Handout 4/21 Lab Report Due Q- Quiz Dates D- Discussion Dates...
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