Quiz Due Feb. 6th Wed.
1: Feb. 27th
Covers Lectures : 1 - 4 (With maybe a little of lecture 5 - but I will update the announcement after Wednesday)
Please bring a 882 scantron and your completed homework
Read through exam policies in the syllabus
Biology 10 : Lecture Homework #1 : Due Day of 1st exam (2/27)
For each youtube clip please provide the URL with your homework
1. Find a youtube or
video clip covering the characteristics that are used to
3. Find a youtube or other video clip covering the structure and properties of water. After watching the clip :
A. draw a water molecules: indicate it’s slight positive and negative charges
B. explain why water is described as a polar molecule
C. draw a diagram sowing how water would dissolve and separate salt (NaCl)
Na+ ions and Cl- ions.
A. Define diffusion
B. Define osmosis
C. Give an example of each occurring.
6. Find a youtube or other video clip on cell structure: After viewing the clip : draw a general cell with the main organelles. Label the organelles.
Lecture: 3 units , Laboratory: 1 unit .
Lecture 3 hours; Laboratory 3 hours
Recommended preparation: Math 902, Library 4 (Information Competency)
Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University
Note : Bio10 is NOT open to
students who have completed Bio11 (Human Biology) with a C or
better. Bio 10 and Bio11 meet the same educational
requirements. Students will receive only unit but not
grade credit if they have already taken Bio11.
Jan. 28th: Be sure to show up the
first day of Bio10 Lecture (Monday Jan 28th) AND LAB (day
depends on section). Anyone that
misses the first day of class will be automatically dropped
to allow other students an opportunity to
Things to do to get a head start :
1. Ready over Syllabus : You can down load a printable version of the Syllabus (pdf.).
2. Read over the Lab Safety Information at the beginning of lab manual.
3. Take the Syllabus Quiz : Down
load the quiz (Syllabus
Quiz (pdf)and answer the questions on a
(882) after reading the syllabus. The syllabus quiz
scantron is due Wednesday Feb 6th at
the beginning of class.
Lecture Class: If you would like to ADD
show up the first day of class and I will add
your name to my wait list but you will only be officially added
when you show me your lab add code and I give you a lecture add
code to add on line.
Make getting into a lab a priority.I will only ADD students that are registered in a lab section (or have previously taken and successfully passed lab. There is plenty of space in lecture (this is not a problem), it is the lab which may have a constraint on enrollment.
To add a lab you can :
Books: Several options are available to
Required Texts :
1. Viking Bookstore : West Valley Campus Bookstore: You can Purchase all of the books listed in the syllabus directly from the bookstore located on West Valley campus. The bookstore also provides an online service (http://westvalley.bkstore.com/) so that you can reserve books & pick them up later or make arrangements for home delivery. Unfortunately the laboratory manual can only be ordered from the campus bookstore. It should be available one week before classes start.
2. Online Ordering : For
ordering all materials except the laboratory manual.
Since the prices of texts books is definitely a concern you
may want to look into purchasing textbooks from a less
expensive internet vendor. The only concern is how long
it will take to deliver the text. If you choose to order
from an internet site and your text does not arrive when
classes start you can keep up with the required reading by
using the text on reserve in the library.
3. WVC Library (Reserve Desk) : The Library's reserve desk will have one copy of the current text book which can be checked out for 2 hour blocks of time. Do not wait until the last minute to do your reading since others may also be relying on the reserve text for their reading. The library is open M - Th 8:00am - 7:30pm , F 8:00 - 12 noon, Sat noon - 4:00 (408) 741-2029
PLEASE PURCHASE LAB MANUAL FOR THE SECOND LAB (Lab one will be provided to you in the first weeks lab)
Accommodations for a Disability: West Valley College strives to make all learning experiences as accessible as possible. If you anticipate or experience academic barriers based on your disability (including permanent disabilities or chronic or temporary medical conditions), please let me know immediately so that we can privately discuss options. You are also welcome to register with the Disability and Educational Support Program to establish reasonable accommodations. After registration, DESP will notify me of your approved accommodations.
DESP contact information: The DESP office is located in the LS building; their phone number is (408) 741-2010 (voice) or (408) 741-2658 (TTY). Information about their services can be found at www.westvalley.edu/desp/
HELP : Tutoring available through the WVC tutorial services: Chick here for drop in tutoring schedules
Animation : Spoof on Star Wars
Store Wars with Cuke Skywalker, Obi Wan Cannoli, Chewbroccoli and Lord Tator
|1/25/19||Really amazing Video on RNAi : here is the link|
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