Presentation Outlines

Dates
Discussion Topic
Chapter
1. Jan 30
Introduction/Biology Today
2. Feb 1
Essential Chemistry for Biology
2
3. Feb 6
The Molecules of Life 3
4. Feb 8
The Molecules of Life

5. Feb 13 A Tour of the Cell 4
6. Feb 15 The Working Cell 5
Feb 20 Presidents Day - No Classes
7. Feb 22
Cellular Respiration: Obtaining Energy from Food
6
8. Feb 27
Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food
7
9. Mar 1
Nutrition and Digestion 22
10. Mar 6
Exam #1 (Chapters 1-7, 22)

11. Mar 8
Cellular Reproduction: Cells from Cells
8
12. Mar 13
Patterns of Inheritance
9
13. Mar 15
Patterns of Inheritance
14. Mar 20
The Structure and Function of DNA 10
15. Mar 22
How Genes are Controlled
11
16. Mar 27
DNA Technology
12
17. Mar 29
Exam #2 (Chapters 8-12)
18. Apr 3
How Populations Evolve 13
19. Apr 5
How Populations Evolve
Apr 10-14 Spring Recess - No Classes
20. Apr 17
How Populations Evolve
21. Apr 19
How Biological Diversity Evolves 14
22. Apr 24
How Biological Diversity Evolves
23. Apr 26
The Evolution of Animals
17
24. May 1
Reproduction and Development
26
25. May 3
Exam #3 (Chap26ters 13-14, 17, 26)
26. May 8
An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
18
27. May 10
Population Ecology
19
28. May 15
Population Ecology
29. May 17
Communities and Ecosystems
20
30. May 22
Communities and Ecosystems
31. May 24
Exam #4 (Chapters 18-20)