BIOL 130-01 General Biology II
Syllabus
Course Schedule ***
Weekly course activities must be completed in the following order:
Sherwood readings, Online notes,  Exams, and assignments. 

Week 1 Topic                                                Readings                               Notes                                          New Notes 7th-8th edition Assignments                           
T1/13 lab                                  lab safety        
T 1/13 Cells/chapter summaries Chapter 16 Cells        
R 1/15 Kingdoms Chapter 16 Eukaryotic kingdoms    
Week 2          
T 1/20  lab Scientific method lab- plant growth       Using the Scientific Method – Plant growth Experiment 
T  1/20 Plant Evolution Chapter 17 Online Notes Chapter 17
Plant Evolution chapter 31
CH17New2015 Chapter summaries
16, 17, 31, 32 due 2/5
R 1/22 Plant Evolution/Plant essay
Chapter 17     Plant essay  due 2/5
Week 3          
T 1/27 lab         Transpiration lab
Plant growth and reproduction
Chapter 31 Plant Growth CH31New2015 Lab Transpiration take the quiz on blackboard,
due on  2/5
T 1/27 Plant growth and reproduction Chapter 31      
R 1/29 TBA        
Week 4 Exam 1     Exam 1 Covers 16, 17, 31, 32  will be posted  at 11:00 AM on 2/5 and must be completed by  at 3:00 PM on 2/6.   I will not reset this exam after 12:00 PM on 2/6
T 2/3 lab         TBA         
T 2/3 Plant Nutrition Chapter 32 Plant Nutrition CH32New2015  
R 2/5 Nutrient Transport Chapter 32      
           
Week 5          
T 2/10 lab         Aquatic lab visit       Chapter summaries
18, 20, 24 due 2/26
T 2/10 Animals Chapter 18 part1
|part2
part3
part4

Newchordatenotes
  Animal phyla assignment due  2/26
R 2/12 Animals Chapter 18      
           
Week 6          
T 2/17 lab         Frog dissection lab
Animals
       

Lab
Click here and dissect a frog then take the quiz on blackboard.
due on 2/26

Helpful frog links:
Dissection  Images
Dissection Images II
Froguts

T 2/17 Organ systems Chapter 20 Tissues    
R 2/19 Organ systems chapter 20      
Week 7 Exam 2       Exam 2 Covers 18, 20, 24 will be available at 11:00 AM on 2/26 until  at 3:00 PM on 2/27.  I will not reset this exam after 12:00 PM on 2/27.
T 2/24 lab         Immunology interactive lab Chapter 24     Lab
Immunology Interactive
due 3/23.
T 2/24 Immune system Chapter 24 Immune system    
R 2/26 TBA        
Week 8          
T 3/3 lab         TBA       Lab exam I
(covers transpiration, immunology and frog dissection. Closed book exam) Due by 3/3
T 3/3 Respiratory system Chapter  22 Respiratory system    
R 3/5 Respiratory system Chapter 22    

       
**Week 9          
T 3/10  lab BREAK No class Spring break        
T 3/10    BREAK        
R 3/12   BREAK          
           
Week 10          
T 3/17 lab         Circulation lab       Lab Circulatory Physiology take the lab quiz on blackboard
due on 3/26
Circulatory disease exercise
T 3/17 Endocrine system Chapter 26 Endocrine system   Chapter summaries
 22, 23, 26 due 3/26
R  3/19 Circulatory system Chapter 23 Circulatory system   Animation
Week 11 Exam 3       Exam 3 Covers 22 , 23 and 26  will be available  at 11:00 AM on 3/26 until 3/27 at 3:00 PM. I will not reset this exam after 12:00 PM on 3/26
T  3/24 lab         Circulatory system Chapter 23 Circulatory system   Animation
T 3/24 Digestion Chapter 21 Digestive system    
R  3/26 TBA        
*Week 12          
T 3/31 lab         Neuroscience lab
Digestion
    Neuroscience Interactive
do the quiz on blackboard on  4/16
T 3/31 Nutrition Chapter 21      
R 4/2 Nervous Chapter 28 Nervous system
  Chapter summaries
21 28, 29 due 4/16
Week 13          
T 4/7 lab         Nervous Chapter 28      
T 4/7 Sensory Chapter 29 Sensory system    
R 4/9 Sensory Chapter 29      
Week 14          
T 4/14 lab         Take lab exam 2 in BB       Lab exam 2 (closed book)
covers the circulation and neuroscience labs due on 4/16
T  4/14 Muscular Chapter 30 Muscular system    
R  4/16  TBA        
          Exam 4 covers 21,28 and 29 and will be available  at 11:00 AM on 4/16 until  4/17 at 3:00 PM.  I will not reset this exam after  12:00 PM on 4/17
Week 15 Exam 4        
T   4/21 lab         The biosphere Chapter 34 Online notes 34   Chapter summaries
30, 34, 37 due at the time of the final exam 5/5.
T  4/21 The biosphere Chapter 34      
R 4/23 Communities and ecosystems Chapter 37 Online notes 37    
Week 16          
T 4/28  lab         TBA        
T 4/28          Communities and ecosystems Chapter 37      
 
T 4/30 Last day of classes TBA  
Graduating seniors take exams. Time to be announced. Resolve all grading issues by 3 PM on 5/1.        
F 5/5 Final exam Tues. 5/5 10:00AM   Final exam
75% of the final exam will cover 30, 34 and 37. 
25% of the last exam is cumulative, covering everything from the entire semester.  Must be completed by 12:00 PM 5/5.
   

*** This is a tentative schedule.  The text we are using is new, therefore the instructor reserves the right to alter the schedule at any time.  It is your responsibility to be in class and check your blackboard page in order to keep pace with any changes made to the schedule or assignments.***