Lab participation points 15 Total 300 All assignments should be completed individually and independently, with the exception of the final student presentation. *Out of 20 lab quizzes, 2 of the lowest quiz scores will be dropped.
Page 5 of 7 ASSIGNMENT DUE DATES: Pre-Lab and Post-Lab Quiz Due Dates: Lab Topic Pre-lab quiz due date Post-lab quiz due date Lab Orientation, Syllabus, and Nature of Science and Scientific Inquiry 01/10/2016 01/17/2016 Molecules of Life 01/24/2016 01/31/2016 DNA Fingerprinting 01/31/2016 02/07/2016 Scientific Literature and Writing a Literature Review Cellular Respiration 02/21/2016 02/28/2016 Photosynthesis 02/28/2016 03/06/2016 Bacterial Transformation 03/13/2016 03/20/2016 Data Collection for Bacterial Transformation 03/20/2016 03/27/2016 The Microscope and the Cell 03/27/2016 04/03/2016 Enzymes *Wednesday lab will receive an extension 04/03/2016 04/10/2016 Drugs and Physiology 04/10/2016 04/17/2016 Student Presentations Other Assignment Due dates: Cellular Respiration Materials and Methods Write-Up is due on the week of 02/22/2016 Cellular Respiration Results Write-Up is due on the week of 02/29/2016 Photosynthesis Lab Report is due on the week of 03/14/2016 Scientific Literature Lab Write-Up is due in class – in class activity Bacterial Transformation Lab Report is due on the week of 03/28/2016 Student Presentations are due on the week of 04/18/2016 OTHER IMPORTANT NOTES: CELL PHONE/LAPTOP POLICY: Use a cell phone or laptop in lab is NOT permitted unless instructed to. Students should not have the laptops available during the demonstration or lecture portion of the laboratory. Instant messaging and checking email are not appropriate uses for the laptops in the laboratory. Reminders about using lab laptops: You can save your work to 1) the D drive, 2) a USB drive, or 3) email it. Any file saved on the lab laptops and computers will be erased when it is shut down. Please ensure that you return computers and power cords to the appropriately numbered location in the cart (please do not plug the cord in when stored in the cart). CLEAN UP: Your fellow students will be using the same equipment and specimens. The lab should be left in the same condition that it was found in. Defacing lab equipment in any way will not be tolerated. Please respect your classmates and clean up after yourself. Not cleaning up after yourself will result in losing some/all of lab participation points. Never leave the lab before you have your TA’s approval. STUDENT CONDUCT: A major component of the learning process in this lab involves discussion, and therefore we require you to participate in the classroom dialogue. However, we do insist that you be respectful of your fellow classmates and your TA at all times. Please be aware that other students come from different backgrounds and may hold different beliefs. We ask that you be sensitive to these differences and behave in an inclusive manner. In addition, in the interest of fostering a productive learning environment, disruptive behavior of any kind will not be permitted. Inappropriate behavior or language will not be tolerated. Your lab TA holds the right to ask you to leave if s/he feels
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