Plant Biology 102 Syllabus (Modified for the Web); Winter 2000


Lecture

Week 11/5Lecture 1Around and around they go: Kingdoms & life cyclesBerg pp. 12-15, 300-311, 366
1/7Lecture 2The wee ones: Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, and ProtistaBerg pp. 309-310, 312-324, 325-343
Week 21/10 Lecture 3 Monarchs of the sea: Algae Berg pp. 366, 327-337
1/12Lecture 4 Invasion: Mosses and fernsBerg pp. 364-393
1/14 Lecture 5 Scraping the sky: The gymnospermsBerg pp. 394-408
Week 3 1/17 No Lecture - Martin Luther King Day
1/19 Lecture 6 The flowering world: Angiosperms Berg pp. 409-430
1/21Lecture 7 The good, the bad, and the deadly: FungiBerg pp. 344-361
Week 4 1/24 Lecture 8 In the beginning: The origins of life Berg pp. 22-23, 42
1/26Lecture 9 Plants of the past: PaleobotanyBerg pp. 275-277, 363-367, 378-379
383-391, 396, 404, 416
1/28Lecture 10 The big apple: The ecosystemBerg pp. 432-438
Week 5 1/31Lecture 11 Here, there and everywhere: Energy flow and trophic levels Berg pp. 432-438, 443-447
2/2 Lecture 12 Over and over again: Nutrient cyclesBerg pp. 438-443
2/4 Lecture 13 No fighting please: Populations and competitionBerg pp. 436-438
Week 62/7 Lecture 14 One after another: Vegetation in time and spaceBerg pp. 447-448
2/9 Lecture 15 One more time: Review for midterm
2/11MIDTERM
Week 72/14 Lecture 16 The Monk's peas: Mendelian geneticsBerg pp. 234-251
2/16 Lecture 17 All together now: ChromosomesBerg pp. 221-233
2/18 Lecture 18 Creative self-expression: Gene expressionBerg pp. 206-220
Week 8 2/21 Lecture 19 New and better: Recombinant DNA and genetic engineering Berg pp. 252-265
2/23 Lecture 20 Modern alchemy: Biotechnology Berg pp. 252-265
2/25 Lecture 21 Onward and upward: Natural selection Berg pp. 266-280
Week 9 2/28 Lecture 22 Genes by the bunch: PopulationsBerg pp. 266-294
3/1 Lecture 23 The wheel of fortune: Evolution of higher taxaBerg pp. 286-294
3/3 Lecture 24 Not by bread along: Aboriginal use of drug plantsBerg pp. 417-428
Week 103/5 Lecture 25 From sea to shining sea: Biomes of North AmericaBerg pp. 451-462
3/8 Lecture 26 What falls from above: Acid rain Berg p. 26
3/10 Lecture 27 Heating up: Global warmingBerg pp. 462 - 465
Week 113/16 FINAL EXAM 11:30 a.m - 1:18 p.m. ROOM 200, CAMPBELL HALL

Laboratory

Week 2 Learning through inquiry

Week 3 Algae and mosses

Week 4 Ferns and gymnosperms

Week 5 Paleobotany and angiosperm diversity

Week 6 Symbiotic nitrogen fixation

Week 7 Plant competition

Week 8 Angiosperm life cycle

Week 9 Biotechnology

Week 10 Plant products


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Last updated January 3, 2000.