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[[BISC 111/113 | <font face="trebuchet ms" style="color:#2171B7"> '''Introduction to Organismal Biology Lab''' </font>]] &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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==BISC111/113 Fall 2011 Lab Calendar==
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==BISC111/113 Spring 2013 Lab Calendar==
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! &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Monday  &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;     !!&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   Tuesday &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   !! Wednesday !!  &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   !!&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   Friday &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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! &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Monday  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;     !!&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;   Tuesday  &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;   !!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wednesday &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; !!&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday  &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; !!&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;   Friday  &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;  
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| August 29 <br> <br>  
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| Jan. 28 <br>'''No lab'''<br>  
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| August 30 <br>'''No Lab''' || August 31 <br> '''Lab 1''' || September 1 <br> '''Lab 1''' || September 2 <br>'''Lab 1''' ||  
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| Jan. 29 <br>'''Lab 1''' || Jan. 30 <br> '''No lab''' || Jan. 31 <br> '''Lab 1''' || Feb. 1  <br>'''Lab 1''' ||  
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|-
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| September 5 <br>'''Labor Day'''<br>'''No Classes'''
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| Feb. 4 <br>'''Lab 1'''
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| September 6 <br> <br> '''Lab 1''' || September 7 <br>'''Monday Schedule'''<br>'''Lab 1'''|| September 8 <br> <br>'''Lab 2'''<br> || September 9 <br> <br>'''Lab 2'''<br> ||   
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| Feb. 5 <br> '''Lab 2''' || Feb. 6 <br>'''No Lab'''|| Feb. 7 <br>'''Lab 2''' || Feb. 8 <br>'''Lab 2'''||   
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| September 12 <br>'''Lab 2'''
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|Feb. 11 <br>'''Lab 2'''
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| September 13 <br>'''Lab 2''' || September 14 <br>'''Lab 2''' || September 15 <br>'''Lab 3''' || September 16 <br>'''Lab 3''' ||   
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|Feb. 12 <br>'''Lab 3''' || Feb. 13 <br>'''No Lab''' || Feb.14 <br>'''Lab 3''' || Feb. 15 <br>'''Lab 3''' ||   
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|-
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| September 19 <br>'''Lab 3'''
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| Feb. 18 <br>'''No classes'''
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| September 20 <br>'''Lab 3'''<br> || September 21 <br>'''Lab 3''' ||  September 22 <br>'''Lab 4''' || September 23 <br>'''Lab 4'''  ||   
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| Feb. 19 <br>'''Lab 3 <br>Mon sched.''' || Feb. 20 <br>'''No Lab''' ||  Feb. 21 <br>'''No Lab''' || Feb. 22 <br>'''make up lab'''  ||   
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|-
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| September 26 <br>'''Lab 4''' <br>
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| Feb. 25 <br>'''Lab 4''' <br>
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|September 27 <br>'''Lab 4''' || September 28 <br>'''Lab 4''' ||  September29 <br>'''Lab 5''' || September 30 <br>'''Lab 5''' ||   
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|Feb. 26 <br>'''Lab 4''' || Feb. 27 <br>'''No Lab''' ||  Feb 28<br>'''Lab 4''' || Mar. 1 <br>'''Lab 4''' ||   
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|-
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|October 3  <br>'''Lab 5'''  
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|Mar. 4 <br>'''Lab 5 '''<br>
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| October 4 <br>'''Lab 5''' || October 5 <br> '''Lab 5'''  ||  October 6 <br> '''No Lab'''|| October 7 <br> '''No Lab'''||   
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| Mar. 5 <br>'''Lab 5''' || Mar. 6 <br> '''No Lab'''  ||  Mar. 7 <br> '''Lab 5'''|| Mar. 8 <br> ''' lab 5'''||   
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|October 10 <br>'''Fall Break'''<br>'''No Classes'''
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|Mar. 11 <br>'''Lab 6'''
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| October 11 <br>'''Fall Break'''<br>'''No Classes''' || October 12 <br> <br>'''Lab 6''' ||  October 13 <br> <br>'''Lab 6''' || October 14 <br> <br>'''Lab 6'''||   
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|Mar. 12 <br>'''Lab 6''' || Mar. 13 <br>'''No Lab''' ||  Mar. 14<br>'''Lab 6''' || Mar. 15 <br>'''Lab 6'''||   
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|October 17 <br>'''Lab 6'''
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|Mar. 18 <br>'''Spring Break''' || Mar. 19 <br>'''Spring Break''' || Mar. 20 <br>'''Spring Break'''|| Mar. 21 <br>'''Spring Break''' || Mar. 22 <br>'''Spring Break'''||   
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| October 18 <br>'''Lab 6''' || October 19 <br>'''Lab 7'''|| October 20 <br>'''Lab 7''' || October 21 <br>'''Lab 7 '''||   
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|October 24 <br>'''Lab 7'''
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|Mar. 25 <br>'''Lab 7'''
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| October 25 <br> '''Lab 7''' || October 26 <br> '''Lab 8''' || October 27 <br> '''Lab 8'''|| October 28 <br> '''Lab 8'''||   
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| Mar. 26 <br> '''Lab 7''' || Mar. 27 <br> '''No Lab''' || Mar. 28 <br> '''Lab 7'''|| Mar. 29 <br> '''Lab 7'''||   
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|October 31 <br><br> '''Lab 8'''
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|Apr. 1 <br> '''Lab 8'''
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| November 1 <br>'''Tanner-No Classes<br>'''*see below'''<br>|| November 2 <br> <br>'''Lab 9''' || November 3 <br> <br>'''Lab 9''' || November 4<br> <br>'''Lab 9'''||   
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| Apr. 2 <br>'''Lab 8''' || Apr. 3 <br> '''No Lab''' || Apr. 4 <br>'''Lab 8''' || Apr. 5 <br>'''Lab 8'''||   
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|-
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|November 7 <br><br> '''Lab 9'''
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|Apr. 8 <br> '''Lab 9'''
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|November 8 <br><br>'''Lab 9''' || November 9  <br><br>'''No lab''' || November 10<br> <br>'''No lab''' || November 11 <br>'''Lab Practical'''<br>'''Lab 10 for all'''||   
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|Apr. 9 <br>'''Lab 9''' || Apr. 10 <br>'''No Lab''' || Apr. 11 <br>'''Lab 9''' || Apr. 12 <br>'''Lab 9''' ||   
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| November 14<br> '''Lab 11'''
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| Apr. 15<br> '''No Classes'''<br>Patriot's Day
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| November 15 <br>'''Lab 11''' || November 16 <br>'''Lab 11''' || November 17 <br>'''Lab 11''' || November 18 <br>'''Lab 11'''||
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| Apr. 16 <br>'''No Lab''' || Apr. 17 <br>'''No Lab''' || Apr. 18 <br>'''No Lab'''|| Apr. 19 <br>'''Lab 10'''<br> Practical||
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| November 21 <br> <br>'''No lab'''
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| Apr. 22 <br>'''Lab 11'''  
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| November 22 <br> <br> '''No lab''' || November 23 <br>'''Thanksgiving <br> Break''' || November 24 <br>'''Thanksgiving <br> Break '''|| November 25 <br> '''Thanksgiving <br> Break'''||   
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| Apr. 23 <br>'''Lab 11''' || Apr. 24 <br>'''Ruhlman''' || Apr. 25 <br>'''Lab 11'''|| Apr. 26 <br> '''Lab 11'''||   
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| November 28 <br>'''Lab 12'''
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|Apr. 29 <br>'''Lab 12'''
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| November 29 <br>'''Lab 12''' || November 30 <br>'''Lab 12'''   || December 1 <br>'''Lab 12''' || December 12 <br>'''Lab 12'''||   
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|Apr. 30 <br>'''Lab 12''' || May 1 <br>'''No Lab''' || May 2 <br>'''Lab 12''' || May 3 <br>'''Lab 12'''||   
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|December 5 <br> '''No lab'''
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|May 6 <br> '''No Lab'''
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|December 6 <br> '''No lab''' || December 7  <br>'''No lab''' || December 8 <br>  <br> || December 9 <br> <br> ||
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| May 7 <br>'''No Lab''' || May 8 <br> last day of classes''' ||  
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'''* For the Tuesday section, lab 8 will be made up on another day/time during the week agreed upon by the class. This will be discussed further during the first lab of the semester.'''
 
=='''Schedule of Experiments'''==
=='''Schedule of Experiments'''==
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|Plant Biology: Transpiration, Anatomy, Photosynthesis
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|Population Growth: Generation 3 and Analysis
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|Population Growth: Analysis
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=='''Lab Graded Assignments'''==
=='''Lab Graded Assignments'''==
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| Diversity pie charts (ungraded)
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| Diversity pie charts with captions (ungraded) .
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| Description of <i>Tribolium</i> experiment (PPT) (10)<br> Column graphs (<i>Tribolium</i> data) with descriptive text and statistics  (10)
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| Description of <i>Tribolium</i> experiment (PPT) (10)<br> Column graphs (<i>Tribolium</i> archives) with caption, results text narrative and statistics embedded in the narrative (10)
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| Column graph of transpiration rates (10) with Results text (10)   
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| Column graph of transpiration rates with Caption (10), Results text and brief "discussion" (10)   
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| Composite photo of epidermal peels and cross-sections (10)<br> Column graph of conductance indices of all four species (10)
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| Composite photo of epidermal peels and cross-sections (10)<br> Column graph of conductance indices of all four species.  All with captions and brief results text analyzing the data (10)
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| Scattergraph of CO<sub>2</sub> consumption versus light intensity (10)<br>
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| Scattergraph of CO<sub>2</sub> consumption versus light intensity with caption and results text(10)<br>
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! 5
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| Oral Presentation: Plant experiments
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| Oral presentation: Plant experiments (see instructor)
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| Scatterplot of heart and breathing rates  
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| Scatterplot of heart and breathing rates on one figure with 2 axes with caption, results text and brief discussion.
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|Table of nerve conduction velocities in human, frog, and earthworm
 
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| Discretionary points for punctuality, preparation, & participation
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Revision as of 09:05, 8 February 2013

BISC 111/113: Introductory Organismal Biology

BISC111/113 Spring 2013 Lab Calendar

       Monday               Tuesday             Wednesday               Thursday                 Friday         
Jan. 28
No lab
Jan. 29
Lab 1
Jan. 30
No lab
Jan. 31
Lab 1
Feb. 1
Lab 1
Feb. 4
Lab 1
Feb. 5
Lab 2
Feb. 6
No Lab
Feb. 7
Lab 2
Feb. 8
Lab 2
Feb. 11
Lab 2
Feb. 12
Lab 3
Feb. 13
No Lab
Feb.14
Lab 3
Feb. 15
Lab 3
Feb. 18
No classes
Feb. 19
Lab 3
Mon sched.
Feb. 20
No Lab
Feb. 21
No Lab
Feb. 22
make up lab
Feb. 25
Lab 4
Feb. 26
Lab 4
Feb. 27
No Lab
Feb 28
Lab 4
Mar. 1
Lab 4
Mar. 4
Lab 5
Mar. 5
Lab 5
Mar. 6
No Lab
Mar. 7
Lab 5
Mar. 8
lab 5
Mar. 11
Lab 6
Mar. 12
Lab 6
Mar. 13
No Lab
Mar. 14
Lab 6
Mar. 15
Lab 6
Mar. 18
Spring Break
Mar. 19
Spring Break
Mar. 20
Spring Break
Mar. 21
Spring Break
Mar. 22
Spring Break
Mar. 25
Lab 7
Mar. 26
Lab 7
Mar. 27
No Lab
Mar. 28
Lab 7
Mar. 29
Lab 7
Apr. 1
Lab 8
Apr. 2
Lab 8
Apr. 3
No Lab
Apr. 4
Lab 8
Apr. 5
Lab 8
Apr. 8
Lab 9
Apr. 9
Lab 9
Apr. 10
No Lab
Apr. 11
Lab 9
Apr. 12
Lab 9
Apr. 15
No Classes
Patriot's Day
Apr. 16
No Lab
Apr. 17
No Lab
Apr. 18
No Lab
Apr. 19
Lab 10
Practical
Apr. 22
Lab 11
Apr. 23
Lab 11
Apr. 24
Ruhlman
Apr. 25
Lab 11
Apr. 26
Lab 11
Apr. 29
Lab 12
Apr. 30
Lab 12
May 1
No Lab
May 2
Lab 12
May 3
Lab 12
May 6
No Lab
May 7
No Lab
May 8
last day of classes

Schedule of Experiments

Section Lab # Activities
1 1 Biodiversity
2 2 Population Growth: Designing the Experiment
3 3-5 Plant Biology: Transpiration, Anatomy, Photosynthesis
2 6 Population Growth: Generation 2
4 7-9 Animal Biology: Vertebrate Anatomy, Circulation and Respiration, Nerve Transmission
4 10 Lab Practical
2 11-12 Population Growth: Analysis


Lab Graded Assignments

Lab Assigned Lab Due Assignment
description
Point Value
(Total 200)
1 2 Diversity pie charts with captions (ungraded) . 0
2 3 Description of Tribolium experiment (PPT) (10)
Column graphs (Tribolium archives) with caption, results text narrative and statistics embedded in the narrative (10)
20
2 3 Oral presentation: Key characteristics of your plant 10
3 4 Column graph of transpiration rates with Caption (10), Results text and brief "discussion" (10) 20
4 5 Composite photo of epidermal peels and cross-sections (10)
Column graph of conductance indices of all four species. All with captions and brief results text analyzing the data (10)
20
5 6 Scattergraph of CO2 consumption versus light intensity with caption and results text(10)
10
5 6 Oral presentation: Plant experiments (see instructor) 10
8 9 Scatterplot of heart and breathing rates on one figure with 2 axes with caption, results text and brief discussion. 10
7, 8, 9 10 Lab practical 40
11 12 Oral presentation: Tribolium experiment 10
12 Last day of classes Tribolium research paper (see instructor) 40
Other Discretionary points for punctuality, preparation, & participation 10


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