General Biology II (BSC 1011)
Fall 2012
Dr. Dr. John
Cozza & Javier Francisco-Ortega

 

 

 

Date

Class #

Topic

Chapter

Corresponding Gen Bio II Lab

PLTL

Monday

8/20/12

1

Introduction by Pitzer & Kristy

 

Introduction, Evolution & Scientific Method

Register for PLTL- NO PLTL SESSIONS

Wednesday

8/22/12

2

Classification of Organisms
Dr. Cozza starts teaching

Practice Quiz 1
Practice Quiz 2 (23, 26, 27)

23, 26

Friday

8/24/12

3

Viruses

27

Monday

8/27/12

4

ISAAC- school closed

 

Bacteria & Protista

 Intro to Organismal Diversity: Viruses, Prokaryotes and Protists

Monday

8/27/12

 

Last day to add/drop

 

Wednesday

8/29/12

5

Viruses & Prokaryotes

Quiz 1 (28, 29, 31)
Quiz 2 (30, 36)

27, 28

Friday

8/31/12

6

Protists

29

Monday

9/3/12

 

Labor Day: NO CLASS

 

NO LABS ALL WEEK

Fungi and Plant form & function

Wednesday

9/5/12

7

Fungi

Quiz 3 (8, 37, 38)

31

Friday

9/7/12

8

Plants I: diversity

30

Monday

9/10/12

9

Plants II: form and function

36

Photosynthesis

Plant development and nutrition & Photosynthesis 

Wednesday

9/12/12

10

Plant: development and seeds

Quiz 4 (32, 39, 42)

37

Friday

9/14/12

11

Photosynthesis

8

Monday

9/17/12

12

Plant: transport and nutrition (condensed)

38, 39

Preserve Walk

Plant reproduction and transport 

Wednesday

9/19/12

13

Plant: reproduction

Quiz 5 (33, 34)

42

Friday

9/21/12

14

Introduction to animals

32

Monday

9/24/12

15

EXAM 1
(Chps. 8, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 42)

 

Plant Physiology

 Intro to animals: Invertebrates Part I

Wednesday

9/26/12

16

Invertebrates I

Quiz 6 (35)

33

Friday

9/28/12

17

Invertebrates II

34

Monday

10/1/12

18

Invertebrates III

34

Midterm Exam

  Intro to animals: Invertebrates Part II

Wednesday

10/3/12

19

Invertebrates IV

Quiz 7 (43, 44)

34

Friday

10/5/12

20

Chordates I

35

Monday

10/8/12

21

Chordates II

35

Introduction to Animal Kingdom

Chordates and Intro to Physiology 

Wednesday

10/10/12

22

Animal Body
Dr. Ortega starts teaching

Quiz 8 (45, 47)

43

Friday

10/12/12

23

Nervous System

44

Monday

10/15/12

24

EXAM 2
(Chps. 32, 33, 34, and 35)

 

Developmental Biology I

Nervous and Sensory Systems  

Wednesday

10/17/12

25

Sensory System

Quiz 9 (48, 51)

45

Friday

10/19/12

26

Musculo-skeletal

47

Monday

10/22/12

27

Digestive System

48

Developmental Biology II/Nervous System

Musculo-skeletal, Digestive and Urinary Systems 

Wednesday

10/24/12

28

Urinary System & Osmoregulation

Quiz 10 (49, 50)

51

Friday

10/26/12

29

Respiratory

49

Monday

10/29/12

30

EXAM 3
(Chps. 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, and 51)

 

Digestive System

Respiratory and Circulatory Systems 

Monday

10/29/12

 

Last day to drop with a DR grade

 

Wednesday

10/31/12

31

Circulatory

Quiz 11 (46, 52)

50

Friday

11/2/12

32

Circulatory/Immune

50, 52

Monday

11/5/12

33

Immune/Endocrine

52, 46

Circulatory & Respiratory System

 Immune and Endocrine

Wednesday

11/7/12

34

Endocrine

Quiz 12 (53, 54, 55)

46

Friday

11/9/12

 35

Development/Reproduction

53, 54

Monday

11/12/12

VETERAN'S DAY: NO CLASS

 

Endocrine System & Animal Behavior

 Development and Reproduction

Wednesday

11/14/12

36

Development/Reproduction

Quiz 13 (56, 57)

54

Friday

11/16/12

37

Animal Behavior

55

Monday

11/19/12

38

Population Ecology

56

NO LABS ALL WEEK

NO PLTL SESSIONS

Wednesday

11/21/12

39

Community Ecology

NO QUIZ

57

Friday

11/23/12

 

NO CLASS: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

 

Monday

11/26/12

40

Biosphere

59

Final Exam

 NO PLTL SESSIONS

Wednesday

11/28/12

 

Conservation Ecology

NO QUIZ

60

Friday

11/30/12

41

EXAM 4
(Chps. 46, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, and 60)

 

Monday

12/3/2011

 

Cozza/Ortega Final Exam:
Monday December 3rd
9:45AM-11:45AM
SIPA-125

 

NO LABS ALL WEEK

 NO PLTL SESSIONS

Wednesday

12/5/2011

 

 

Friday

12/7/2011

 

 

 

*Schedule is subject to change. Make sure to check the online schedule for the most up-to-date schedule.