BIOL 130-02 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                           
M 1/12                                    Course introduction        
W 1/14 Cells/chapter summaries   Chapter 16 Cells        
F 1/16 Kingdoms Chapter 16 Eukaryotic kingdoms    
F 1/16 lab Lab Safety           
Week 2          Chapter summaries
16, 17, 31, 32 due 2/5
*M 1/19 MLK          
W  1/21 Plant Evolution Chapter 17 Online Notes Chapter 17
Plant Evolution chapter 31
CH17New2015 Plant essay  due 2/5
F  1/23 lab Scientific method lab- plant growth       Using the Scientific Method – Plant growth Experiment 
F 1/23 Plant Evolution/Plant essay
Chapter 17      
Week 3      
M 1/26 Plant growth and reproduction Chapter 31 Plant Growth CH31New2015   
W 1/28 Plant growth and reproduction Chapter 31      
F 1/30 lab Transpiration lab       Lab Transpiration take the quiz on blackboard,
due on  2/5
F 1/30 Plant Nutrition Chapter 32 Plant Nutrition     
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
M 2/2 Plant Nutrition Chapter 32   CH32New2015   
W 2/4 Animals chapter 18 part1
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part3
part4

Newchordatenotes
   
F 2/6 lab Frog dissection lab      

Lab
Click here and dissect a frog then take the quiz on blackboard.
due on  3/26

Helpful frog links:
Dissection  Images
Dissection Images II
Froguts

F 2/6 TBA        
Week 5          
M 2/9 Animals Chapter 18     Chapter summaries
18, 20, 24 due  2/26.
W 2/11 Animals Chapter 18      
F 2/13 lab Aquatic lab visit       Animal phyla assignment due 2/26
F 2/13 Organ systems/Animals Chapter 20  Tissues    
Week 6          
M 2/16 Organ systems Chapter 20      
W 2/18 Immune system Chapter 24 immune system    
F 2/20 lab Immunology interactive lab       Lab
Immunology Interactive
due 2/26
F Immune system Chapter 24      
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.
M 2/23 Respiratory system Chapter 22 Respiratory system    
W 2/25 Respiratory system Chapter  22      
F 2/27 lab TBA        
F 2/27 TBA        
Week 8          
M 3/2 Endocrine system Chapter 26 Endocrine system    
W 3/4 Endocrine system Chapter 26  
F 3/6 lab Take lab exam I     Lab exam I
(covers transpiration, immunology and frog dissection. Closed book exam) Due by 3/3.
F 3/6
Circulatory system  Chapter 23 Circulatory system

Animation
  Chapter summaries
 22, 23, 26 due 3/26
**Week 9          
M 3/9  BREAK No class Spring break        
W 3/11    BREAK          
F 3/13 lab  BREAK          
F 3/13   BREAK          
Week 10          
M 3/16 Circulatory system Chapter 23      
W 3/18          
F 3/20 lab Circulation lab       Lab Circulatory Physiology take the lab quiz on blackboard
due on 3/26
Circulatory disease exercise
F 3/20 Digestion Chapter 21 Digestive system    
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 3/27 
M  3/23 Nutrition Chapter 21
   
W 3/25 Nervous Chapter 28 Nervous system   Chapter summaries
21 28, 29 due 4/16
F 3/27 lab TBA        
F 3/27 TBA        
*Week 12  
M 3/30 Nervous
Chapter 28      
W 4/1 Sensory Chapter 29 Sensory system
   
F 4/3 lab 
GOOD FRIDAY
         
F 4/3 GOOD FRIDAY          
Week 13          
M 4/6          
W 4/8 Sensory Chapter 29      
F 4/10 lab Neuroscience lab       Neuroscience Interactive
do the quiz on blackboard on 4/16
F 4/10 Sensory Chapter 29      
Week 14 Exam 4       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 4/16
M 4/13 Muscular Chapter 30 Muscular system    
W  4/15 Muscular
Take lab exam 2 in BB
Chapter 30     Lab exam 2 (closed book)
covers the circulation and neuroscience labs due on 4/16
F  4/17  lab TBA        
F 4/17 TBA        
Week 15          
M   4/20 The biosphere Chapter 34 Online notes 34   Chapter summaries
30, 34, 37 due at the time of the final exam. 5/6
W  4/22 The biosphere Chapter 34    
F 4/24 lab Biological preserve      
F 4/24 Communities and ecosystems Chapter 37    
Week 16        
M 4/27 Communities and ecosystems Chapter 37 Online notes 37  
W 4/29 Last Day of Class      
Graduating seniors take exams. Time to be announced. Resolve all grading issues by 3 PM on 5/1.        
Final Exam 5/6 Wed. 5/6  2:00PM  

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 4:00PM 5/6.

 

*** 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.***