Biology 47 - Handouts & Downloads - Fall 2017

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Course Documents | Lab Activities | Miscellaneous Assignments | Lecture Outlines | Grades


General Course Documents (return to top of page)

Document Title  Download  Notes:
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Course Syllabus - Full Version (with schedules)  
Laboratory Safety  
Syllabus Quiz (print and turn inby the due date) due by: Mon Sep 11th
Student Information (provided as a handout in class) handout due by: Mon Sep 11th
Time Management FYI
Keep track of your scores and estimate your grade FYI
Campus Map - find your way around the Science building web  
              
Article: Gestational Exposure to Organic Solvents FYI


Lab Activities (return to top of page)

Lab Activities  Download 
1.0-Intro/Terminology
2.0-Microscope
3.0-Histology
4.0-Integumentary System (available for a limited time)
   


Miscellaneous Assignments (homework) (return to top of page)

  #   Miscellaneous Assignment  Download  Notes:
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1 Homework Assignment #1a&b
Student Information / Syllabus Quiz
Complete the Syllabus Quiz (print and complete) and Student Information Sheet (handout). Submit by the deadline for credit.

syllabus quiz

due by:
Mon Sep 11
2 Homework Assignment #2
VARK Learning Preferences Assignment

    Step 1: Download and print out the Learning Preference Assignment Sheet available to the right. ------------------------------------------------------------------>
    Step 2: Go to the VARK learning styles web page and complete the questionnaire. Record your numerical scores from the questionare on the Learning Preferences Assignment Sheet.
    Step 3: Review some of the study resources listed on the assignment sheet and briefly summarize one or more of the recommended study strategies presented for your learning preference. Turn in the assignment sheet by the due date.

get worksheet here

 

due by:
Wed Sep 20

3 Homework Assignment #3
Muscle Actions Worksheet
Step 1: Download and print out the worksheet available to the right. -------->
Note: See the Lab Manual - the Muscle Actions Worksheet is part of lab manual chapter 7 (pp. 7-23 thru 7-26).
Step 2: Follow the instructions on the worksheet.
Step 3: turn in the completed worksheets by the due date.

Note: Work through the worksheet without attempting to identify specific muscles. Instead, use the information given in the worksheet, your knowledge of the skeleton and your body to get a feel for how muscles are organized. The intent of the exercise is to become familiar with the guidelines that can help you determine a muscles action given its location, orientation and/or origin & insertion.

get worksheet here

due by:
Mon Oct 16

4 Homework Assignment #4
Neural Pathways Worksheet
Step 1: download the worksheet to answer the questions. --------------------->
Step 2: see course manual for the questions - the questions to be answered are part of the review questions at the end of chapter 8 in the lab manual (pp. 8-18), specifically questions 11, 12 & 13.
Step 3: turn in the completed worksheets by the due date.

Important Note: You do not need to illustrate any specifically named pathways. Instead you should summarize the general characteristics of (1) sensory, (2) somatic motor and (3) autonomic pathways. Describe the general course of the pathway, the number and type of neurons in the pathway, and the general location where crossing over and synapsing occur. See chapter 8 in the course manual and chpts. 15 & 17 in the text (pay particular attention to figs. 15.3abc, 15.4ab & 15.5a & 17.3 as well as figures presented in lecture).

get worksheet here

due by:
Wed Nov 1
5 Homework Assignment #5
Cardiovascular Worksheet
Step 1:
download the worksheet and questions. -------------------------------->
Step 2: see lab manual for the questions and background information - the questions to be answered are part of the review questions at the end of chapter 12 in the lab manual, specifically questions 2, 4 & 5 from part B (Heart) and questions 2-5 from part C (Circulation).
Step 3: turn in the completed worksheet by the due date.

Note: Answers may be in the form of properly sequenced lists, drawings with labels and/or descriptive text.

get worksheet here

due by:
Wed Dec 6


Lecture Materials (*lecture slides are password protected) (return to top of page)
Note: materials provided here are updated throughout the course of the semester. To avoid downloading and printing an out of date version wait to download as needed.

Lecture Outlines (not in order) Download Lecture Outlines   Download Slides*
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lecture
lab
LOL - Intro / Terms doc  
LOL - Cytology doc    
LOL - Integument doc    
LOL - Bone Structure doc    
LOL - Articulations doc    
LOL - Muscle System (supplement: muscle spindle) doc  
LOL - Nervous System (supplement: detailed reading list) doc  
LOL - Sensory System (supplements: proprioceptors, ear) doc    
LOL - Digestive System doc    
LOL - Endocrine System doc    
LOL - Respiratory System doc    
LOL - Reproductive System (supplement: ovary) doc    
LOL - Urinary System doc    
LOL - Cardiovascular System doc    


Grades (password protected) (return to top of page)

Grades (password protected)  Download  Date Posted
Exam 1 - Wed, Sep 13th, 2017 posted: 19 Sep 2017
Exam 2 - Mon, Oct 2nd, 2017 posted: --
Exam 3 - Wed, Oct 18th, 2017 posted: --
Exam 4 - Mon, Nov 6th, 2017 posted: --
Exam 5 - Wed, Nov 22nd, 2017 posted: --
Exam 6 (final) - Mon, Dec 11th, 2017 (Final course grades) posted: --

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