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writing the exam individually. That is, group testing should help you; it will not hinder you.
IF the group exam is higher than the individual exam, the group mark will count for 15% of the
grade and the individual exam will count for 85% of the grade. If your grade on the group component is
lower than the individual component, the group component grade will be tossed and only the individual
grade will be included.
Please note: all dates mentioned herein are subject to change.
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Note: this is optional and not required. Tentative Schedule Bio121 Section 122, Fall 2013
Wed. Jan. 29
Jan 31, Feb 3-7
Feb. 17-21 Topics Text References Great Bear Rainforest
Ecosystems, food webs, productivity Chapter 50
Chapter 54 Ecosystems
Community structure Chapter 54
Chapter 53 Characteristics of DNA, cell cycle, cell division
Control of the cell cycle, transferring genetic
Midterm 1 Chapter 11
Chapter 15 (it is expected that
students know this info, but they will
not be tested on it) Meiosis, consequences of meiosis Chapter 12 Mendelian genetics
Extending Mendel’s rules Chapter 13 Reading week - no class Genetics cont.
Mar. 5 Extending Mendel’s rules
Pedigree analysis, Inheritance in humans
Midterm 2 Evolution
Mar 7 Mutations Evolution con’t.
Mar 10-14 Alleles in populations - Hardy Weinberg
Speciation Chapter 25 Phylogeny Chapter 27 Population characteristics
Biodiversity and conservation
Review Chapter 52 Evolution con’t.
Mar 31, Apr 2
TBA Final exam Chapter 13 Chapter 24
Chapter 26 Chapter 55 Biology 121 Learning Outcomes January 2014
Students should be able to:
A) Patterns of Biodiversity
1) Describe the effect of global climate patterns and other physical and...
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