Upon completing this course you will have a better understanding of the biological diversity, the bottleneck that we as a species are creating, and the importance of preserving biodiversity.
Tuesday November 26
Exam 2: PROTISTA & PLANTS
if you did not take exam 2 on Tuesday 26 Nov. you can take it on Monday Dec 2 or the finals day together with the final!...
please make arrangements for when to take it in due time.
the sooner the better (you do not want to work on this together with all your finals)
10 pts - 2 page handwritten (on reclaimed paper - please ask me if you are not sure what I mean by reclaimed paper) summary of invertebrates - major groups (examples) and what makes them different than other groups
10 pts - 2 page handwritten (on reclaimed paper - please ask me if you are not sure what I mean by reclaimed paper) summary of chordates - major groups (examples) and what makes them different than other groups
Monday December 2 Future of Life - Chpt. 7
please read ahead, and be ready to participate to the class discussion
December 3, 4 & 6 - ORAL PRESENTATIONS: ~ 5 min per person - a summary of the main points you learned while reading a peer-reviewed journal article - you can work in pairs on this assignment, never to early to start looking and selecting the one article you would like to read, learn more about and present to your peers - anything related to biodiversity!
THURSDAY Dec 5th - OPTIONAL ZOO VISIT
we'll meet at the zoo at 10 am - let me know if you are going!
Tuesday Dec 10 10:20-12:20
if you have another exam on Tuesday, and you want to please take the Biodiversity Exam on Monday Dec 9 3:15-5:15 in TSC 20
COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAM
new material - FUNGI & ANIMALS
(for animals only the couple of slides I presented in class - see the lecture section of this guide)
old material - I will use questions from the previous 2 exams
Future of Life - chapters 5, 6, 7 - chapter presentations by your peers and yours truly posted in the Chapter Summaries of this guide - they might be helpful