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K101 Concepts of Biology I - Plants
Tentative Lecture Schedule (MW 4-5:15 P LE 102
)

Winter/ Spring 2005 - Dr. Marrs
The actual lecture schedule may vary slightly from that shown below, so be sure to check Oncourse.


Part 1: The Organization of Life
M 10 January Ch. 2 The Chemical Basis of Life Lab: Exercise 2 and 3: Measurement and Microscopy
W 12 January Ch. 3 The Chemistry of Life: Organic Macromolecules I
M 17 January NO CLASSES – Dr. ML King, Jr. Birthday No Labs or Recitations this week!
W 19 January Ch. 3 The Chemistry of Life: Organic Macromolecules II BUT: T, W, or Th: Start FastPlants in Greenhouse
M 24 January Ch. 4: Organization of the Cell Lab Exercises 4 and 5: Macromolecules and pH
W 26 January Ch 31: Plant Growth and Structure
M 31 January Ch 5: Biological Membranes and Diffusion Lab: Exercise 6: Structure of Cells, Plant Anatomy
W 2 February EXAM 1

Part 2: Energy Transfer through Living Systems
M 7 February Ch 6: Energy and Metabolism Lab Exercise 7: Diffusion and Mitosis
W 9 February Ch 7: Cellular Respiration
M 14 February Ch 32: Leaf Structure and Function Lab Exercise 8: Enzymes (Lab Report due W March 2)
W 16 February Ch 8: Photosynthesis
M 21 February Ch 9: Mitosis and cancer Lab Exercise 10: Cellular Respiration
W 23 February Ch 9: Meiosis and the formation of egg and sperm
M 28 February EXAM 2 Lab Exercise 9: Photosynthesis

D
ate Part 3: DNA and Genetics: The Continuity of Life
W 2 March Ch 10: Mendelian Genetics Lab Report #1 due Wednesday (in lab or recitation)
M 7 March Ch 10: Exceptions to Mendel Lab: Lab Practical; Greenhouse / FastPlants
W 9 March Ch 10: Finish Genetics and Lab Exam 1
M 14 March Spring Break! No Labs or Recitations!
W 16 March Spring Break!

M 21 March Ch 11: DNA structure and replication Lab: Exercises 11 and 12: Mitosis and Meiosis
W 23 March Ch 12 –13: Gene Expression and Regulation
M 28 March Ch 14: Biotechnology and DNA Technologies Lab: Exercises 14 and 15: DNA, Biotechnology
W 30 March Ch 15: The Human Genome;
M 4 April EXAM 3 Lab: Exercise 19: Eubacteria and Protistans I

Part 4: Structure and Diversity of Life
W 6 April Ch 23: Prokaryotes: Domain Bacteria and Archaea
M 11 April Ch 25: Kingdom Fungi
W 13 April Ch 26: Kingdom Plantae: Seedless Plants Lab: Exercises 20 and 21: Algae: Protistans II, Fungi
M 18 April Ch 27: Kingdom Plantae: Seed Plants Lab Exercises 22 and 23: Seedless Plants
W 20 April Ch 35: Plant Reproduction and Biotechnology t
M 25 April Ch 34: Roots and Mineral Transport Lab Exercises 24 and 25: Seed Plants
W 27 April Ch 36: Plant Growth Responses Lab Report #2 due Wednesday (in lab or recitation)
M 2 May Finish Review LAST DAY OF CLASS No Labs or Recitations this week!
W 4 May LECTURE EXAM 4
LABORATORY EXAM II (3:30 – 5:30)

 

Date

Topic

Lab Experiment

Assignment

8 JAN

     

10 JAN

     

15 JAN

     

17 JAN

     

22 JAN

     

24 JAN

     

29 JAN

     

31 JAN

     

5 FEB

     

7 FEB

     

12 FEB

     

14 FEB

     

19 FEB

     

21 FEB

     

26 FEB

     

28 FEB

     

5 MAR

     

7 MAR

     

19 MAR

     

21 MAR

     

29 MAR

     

28 MAR

     

2 APR

     

4 APR

     

9 APR

     

11 APR

     

16 APR

     

18 APR

     

23 APR

     

25 APR

     

2 MAY

     

 

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