Lab 11: Doing Biology #1
1. Science as Knowledge and Process; Overview of Next 3 Labs
Experience with scientific investigations varies greatly among the students in 102. Some of you may have had an entire
course on the nature of science and/ or experime
Lab 11: Doing Biology #2 Pre-Lab Reading
In Lab 11 you will propose a hypothesis that addresses the question, How do sowbugs respond to necromones? You
will be asked to provide biological rationale for your hypothesis. You will need the information from D
Lab 13: Comparative Skeletology Lab
Pre-Lab QuestionsAfter completing the reading you should be able to answer these questions. Write
answers in your lab notebook.
a) Name the vertebrae labeled A, B, C, D, and E.
b) What is the spinous pro
Lab 12 Doing Biology #3 Pre-lab Assignment
In Lab 12 you will conduct your experiment, analyze data, and make an argument about what you think the
results tell you about sowbugs and their response to necromones.
You will make the argument based on the evi
Doing Biology #2: Sowbug behavior in response to the necromone,
oleic acid, from an ecological and evolutionary perspective
PART I OF RESEARCH PROPOSAL- EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN
80 minutes, 20 for design and 60 for writing
Choose the directional response
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Set up 2 dissecting microscopes
Observe Three Animals Using the Microscopes:
Annelid, Mollusc or Arthropod?
IN CLASS POINTS DEDUCTED IF YOU JUST CLICK
Phylogenetic Relationship of Arthropoda to Other Phyla and Within Arthropoda
1. Able to describe and represent with a phylogenetic tree the evolutionary relationship between Arthropoda and the other animal
phyla studied so far this semest
Lab 7: Mammalian Anatomy
1. Respiratory System
a. Specifically, what is oxygen required for in the mammalian body?
b. Specifically, what is carbon dioxide a waste product of?
c. What is the overall goal of the respiratory system?
Lab 8: Phylum Echinodermata, ee-ki-no-derm-a-ta, (echino=spiny, dermata=skin,
Lab 8 is worth 20 points in class. However, there is a 20 point Lab 7 quiz at the beginning of this lab, so in total there
are 40 points of assessment in this lab
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Pseudocoelom Loss of coelom