Presentation Outlines


Dates
Discussion Topic
Chapter
1. Jan 31
Introduction/Biology Today
1

Essential Chemistry for Biology
2
2. Feb 7
The Molecules of Life
3

A Tour of the Cell
4
3. Feb 14
The Working Cell
5

6
4. Feb 21
Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food
7

Nutrition and Digestion
22
5. Feb 28
Exam #1 (Chapters 1-7, 22)


Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells
8
6. Mar 7
Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells
Patterns of Inheritance
8
9
7. Mar 14
Patterns of Inheritance
The Structure and Function of DNA
9
10
8. Mar 21
How Genes Are Controlled
11

DNA Technology
12
9. Mar 28
Exam #2 (Chapters 8-12)


How Populations Evolve I
13
10. Apr 4
How Populations Evolve II
13
Apr 10-14
Spring Break - No Classes

11. Apr 18
How Biological Diversity Evolves
14
12. Apr 25
The Evolution of Animals
17

Reproduction and Development
26
13. May 2
Exam #3 (Chapters 13-14, 17, 26)


An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
18
14. May 9 Population Ecology
19
15. May 16
Communities and Ecosystems
20
16. May 23
Exam #4 (Chapters 18-20)