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The new electronic interdependence reconfigures
the world in the image of a global village
Canadian, Marshall McLuhan
Tips for Preparing Poster Presentations
Posters are a common form of presentation at scientific meetings in which investigators convey
information in an abbreviated visual form. Below is a list of guidelines and tips for preparing an
Plant signaling & hormones
Plants are sessile and lack a nervous system, yet
respond to stimuli (e.g., light, gravity, time of day/year)
environmental stimuli influence pattern of growth & development
Plants (like animals) rely on chemic
Outline: Intro to statistics
I. Why do we need statistics?
To discriminate between chance & causation, and to allow us to attach a level of
confidence to a conclusion
Intro to Statistics
Principles of Plant & Animal Physiology (BIOL 1820)
Components of a Scientific Paper
Adapted from McMillan, V.E. 2001. Writing papers in the biological sciences. 3rd edition. Bedford/St. Martins Press, New York.
Two learning objectives of the core curriculum for the Biology major (BIOL 1800, BIOL 1820,
Circulatory system dynamics
Cardiovascular System II
System Dynamics, Heart structure & function
Plant & Animal Physiology (BIOL 1820)
Pressure, Flow velocity and Area
BP declines as vessels branch
Arterial pressure pulses b/c of
the beating of
Study questions for BIOL 1820 final exam (Spring 2016)
1. What is homeostasis? Using a physiological example of your choice, identify the
variable, receptor, effector(s), and any negative feedback mechanisms at work.
2. What are ectotherms and endotherms?