Biology 1152 Principles of Biological Science

Summer 2009: MTW 02:00PM-04:30PM HS 1330, MW 11:00AM-01:50PM HS 1307
Code 29904 Section BIOLO-1152-073

Monday 07/27 morning: Team Presentations. Lecture in afternoon.

Wednesday 07/29 afternoon: TEST 4, chaps 49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56 (SRC 3683)

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Full Schedule
Mon 06/08   Chapter 25 The History of Life on Earth, 26 Phylogeny and The Tree of Life
Chapter 25 xtra credit Nanodiamond Find Supports Comet Extinction Theory National Geographic News 1/5/09
Chapter 26 xtra credit Redrafting the Tree of Life Science Now 9/8/04
Tue 06/09   Chapter 29 Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land, 30 Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
Chapter 30 xtra credit CAN THIS FRUIT BE SAVED? Popular Science 06/19/05
Wed 06/10   Chapter 10 Photosynthesis
Chapter 10 xtra credit A Prayerbook's Secret: Archimedes Lies Beneath NPR 7/27/06
Mon 06/15   Chapter 32 An Introduction to Animal Diversity, 33 Invertebrates
Chapter 32 xtra credit Strange Creatures - A Burgess Shale Fossil Sampler National Museum of Natural History
Chapter 33 xtra credit The humble leech's medical magic BBC News Online 7/2/04
Tue 06/16   Chapter 34 Vertebrates
Chapter 34 xtra credit Is it true turtles breathe through their butts? The Straight Dope 11/16/01
Chapter 34 xtra credit Sea Lamprey: The Battle Continues Minnesota Sea Grant 3/6/09
Wed 06/17     TEST 1; chaps 10,25,26,29,30,32,33,34 (SRC 3679)
Mon 06/22   Chapter 35 Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
Chapter 35 xtra credit Maple sap flow SUNY Plant Physiology
Chapter 35 xtra credit Grass Growth and Response to Grazing Colorado State University Extension 1/06
Tue 06/23   Chapter 36 Resource Acquisition and Transport in Vascular Plants, 37 Soil and Plant Nutrition
Chapter 36 xtra credit Dutch Elm Disease Colorado State U. 8/24/04
Chapter 37 xtra credit Brazil Is Satisfying Its Fuel Needs From Sugar Cane New York Times 4/10/06
Wed 06/24   Chapter 38 Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
Mon 06/29   Chapter 39 Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals, 40 Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
Chapter 39 xtra credit Digitalis Molecule of the Month Sep 96
Chapter 40 xtra credit Osteoporosis: Calcium matters--but how? Nutrition Health Review 1996
Tue 06/30   Chapter 41 Animal Nutrition
Chapter 41 xtra credit Beyond Botox Time 5/19/03
Chapter 41 xtra credit Why is, um, fecal matter brown? The Straight Dope 2/27/87
Chapter 41 xtra credit the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine 10/3/05
Wed 07/01     TEST 2; chaps 35,36,37,38,39,40,41 (SRC 3683)
Mon 07/06   Chapter 42 Circulation and Gas Exchange, 43 The Immune System
Chapter 43 xtra credit Women Can Smell Genetic Differences ABC News 1/22/09
Chapter 43 xtra credit Women attracted to men who smell like dad New Scientist 1/21/02
Tue 07/07   Chapter 44 Osmoregulation and Excretion
Wed 07/08   Chapter 45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
Chapter 45 xtra credit FDA Approves New Drug Therapy For Osteoporosis FDA 8/18/1995
Chapter 45 xtra credit Oxytocin increases trust in humans Nature 6/2/05
Chapter 45 xtra credit Spy Moth Cyborg On/Off Switch Perfected Technovelgy 12/10/2008
Mon 07/13   Chapter 46 Animal Reproduction, 47 Animal Development
Chapter 46 xtra credit Pregnancy test NLM/NIH Medical Encyclopedia 11/30/04
Tue 07/14   Chapter 48 Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
Wed 07/15     TEST 3; chaps 42,43,44,45,46,47,48 (SRC 3683)
Mon 07/20   Chapter 49 Nervous Systems, 50 Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
Chapter 49 xtra credit Controversial Psychosurgery Resulted in a Nobel Prize Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine 10/29/98
Chapter 49 xtra credit The Truth About Lie Detectors (aka Polygraph Tests) Psychology Matters
Chapter 50 xtra credit Superloud moth jams bat sonar Science News 1/31/09
Tue 07/21   Chapter 51 Animal Behavior, 52 An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
Chapter 51 xtra credit Red Knot Migration and Horseshoe Crab Conservation in the Delaware Bay Wildlife Conservation Society
Chapter 51 xtra credit Pheromones, in context APA Online Oct 02
Chapter 51 xtra credit Fat Birds Great Moments in Science 11/25/03
Chapter 51 xtra credit Pavlovian salmon The Independent 1/10/2004
Chapter 52 xtra credit Wildland Fire in Yellowstone Yellowstone National Park 12/22/04
Wed 07/22   Chapter 53 Population Ecology
Mon 07/27   Chapter 54 Community Ecology, 55 Ecosystems
Chapter 54 xtra credit Parasitoid Turns Its Host Into A Bodyguard ScienceDaily 6/9/08
Chapter 55 xtra credit The U.S. Ban on DDT Environmental Defense 4/4/05
Tue 07/28   Chapter 56 Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology
Chapter 56 xtra credit Atlantic Bluefin Tuna - Severity of Decline and its Causes 2004
Chapter 56 xtra credit Empty Nets: Fisheries may be crippling themselves by targeting the big ones Science News 6/4/05
Chapter 56 xtra credit Vanishing Before Our Eyes Time 4/26/00
Wed 07/29     TEST 4; chaps 49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56 (SRC 3683)

Instructor: Peter Chen