BIOL 412

Principles of Biology

Spring Semester

 

 

Instructor: Garrett E. Crow, Professor of Plant Biology

Syllabus

Exam I - Sample test

Exam II - Sample test

Exam III - Sample test

Perspective

Spring semester takes an organismic approach to the study of biology. In looking at the whole organism, we will consider Systematics and Evolutionary Diversity throughout the 5 Kingdoms, Plant and Animal form/function and reproduction, and an introduction to ecological principles.

 

Animal Diversity

and Reproduction,

Human Reproduction, Embryology

Plant diversity, reproduction and life cycles,

structure and function

 

Speciation and Adaptation

in Plants and Animals

Ecological principles

Biomes, Cycles and Energy Flow

Communities and Populations

Impact of Humans

Globetrotting and Biodiversity:

 

Biological Exploration in Bolivia

Bolivia - Andes to Amazon

Costa Rica

and Tropical Biology