Large leaf maple covered in epiphytes Introductory Plant Biology

09/19/14

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Instructors: Dr. R. Brandon Pratt & Dr. Martin Venturas

 

Syllabus: Bio 203 Syllabus

 

Textbook: Evert, RF, and Eichhorn, SE. 2013. Raven Biology of Plants. 8th edition. W.H. Freeman & Co. Publishers, New York.

 

Text website: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/raven8e/#t_800920____

 

Format for lab reports: http://www.csub.edu/biology/_files/How%20to%20Write_14.pdf

 

Exam 1 Study Guide

Exam 2 Study Guide

Final Exam Study Guide

LECTURE SCHEDULE

Date

Day

Topic

Reading (From Raven et al.)

Lectures

9-15

M

Introduction

Ch 1

Lec_1

9-17

W

The Plant Cell

Ch 3, some from 2 & 4

Lec_2

9-22

M

Cells & Tissues

Ch 23

Lec_3

9-24

W

Roots

Ch 24

Lec_4

9-29

M

Shoots

Ch 25

Lec_5

10-1

W

Leaves

Ch 25

Lec_6

10-6

M

Secondary Growth in Stems

26

Lec_7

10-8

W

Exam 1

 

 

10-13

M

Photosynthesis

Ch 7

Lec_8

10-15

W

Plant Water Relations

Ch 30

Lec_9

10-20

M

Soils & Nutrition

Ch 29

Lec_10

10-22

W

Growth & Development

Ch 27, 28

Lec_11

10-27

M

Sexual Reproduction

Ch 8

Lec_12

10-29

W

Exam 2

 

 

11-3

M

Bryophytes

Ch 12, 16

Lec_13

11-5

W

Seedless Vascular Plants

Ch 17

 

11-10

M

Plant Ecology

Ch 31

Lec_14

11-12

W

Seed Plants: Gymnosperms

Ch 18

Lec_15

11-17

M

Seed Plants: Angiosperms

Ch 19

Lec_16

11-19

W

Angiosperm Evolution

Ch 20

Lec_17

11-25

M

Final Exam (8-10:30)

 

 

 LABORATORY SCHEDULE

Date

Day

Topic

Assignment

Lab Handout

9-15/16

M/ T

Science Methods/ Class Projects: Plant Competition

Start mineral nutrition plants; Start class project

Mineral Nutrition

9-17/18

W/R

Microscopy & Plant Cells

 

Lab_2; Lab Notebooks

9-22/23

M/ T

Plant Tissues

 

Lab_3

9-24/25

W/R

Roots

 

Lab_4

9-29/30

M/ T

Shoots

Observe mineral nutrition

Lab_5

10-1/2

W/R

Leaves

 

Lab_6

10-6/7

M/ T

Bristle Cone Pines/ Setup Hormones

 

Lab_7

10-8/9

W/R

Class Projects

Measure project plants

 

10-13/14

M/ T

Photosynthesis

Observe mineral nutrition

Lab_8

10-15/16

W/R

Plant water relations

 

Lab_9

10-20/21

M/ T

Observe mineral nutrition

Finish Nutrition Lab

 

10-22/23

W/R

Growth & Development

Finish Hormone Lab

Lab_10

10-27/28

M/ T

Meiosis

 

Lab_11

10-29/30

W/R

Projects

Measure & collect biomass from class project

 

11-3/4

M/ T

Bryophytes

 

Lab_12

11-5/6

W/R

Seedless Vascular Plants

 

Lab_13

11-10/11

M/ T

Veterans Day Holiday: No Classes

 

 

11-12/13

W/R

Seed Plants: Gymnosperms

 

Lab_14

11-17/18

M/ T

Seed Plants: Angiosperms

 

Lab_15

11-19/20

W/R

Fruit

Project due

Lab_16

 

     

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