· Instructor: Susan O. Baker, Associate Professor of Science
· Phone: 621-3285; 1-877-UMA-1234 ext 3285
· Email: email@example.com
· Office: 290 Jewett Hall
o Office Hours: Monday & Tuesday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
o Lecture: Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm; 180 Jewett Hall
o Laboratory Sections: 299 Jewett Hall, Instructor: Keely Heidtman
o Textbook's Web Page - highly recommended, password required…don’t worry if you cannot access this link. Use the one below and the chapter related links below instead.
o Another textbook’s website – free, has good practice tests
o Lecture Videos –Once you log in, this link should take you to all of the lecture videos. Select login with Blackboard and then use your BlackBoard/UMA email login and password.
PowerPoint Slides: Check back for additional slides
o CH 1: Biology: Exploring Life – provided in class, feel free to look at these before class.
o CH 2: The Chemical Basis of Life – print for class #2 on 9/10
o CH 3: The Molecules of Life – posted for 2013
o CH 8: The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance (How Cells Divide) – I will print for you
o CH 11: Focus on Regulation of Gene Activity
QUIZ INFORMATION – Late quizzes will not be accepted. Reminder…..your quiz grade is based on your 5 best quiz grades.
· Quiz #6 – due 11/19, I will accept this up to 12/3
· Quiz #7 – also due 11/19 – I will accept this up to 12/3
· Quiz #8 – due 12/3, short…cell division related
· Quiz #9 – due Saturday, 12/14 by midnight, answers to be posted Sunday morning
· Quiz #10 – due Saturday, 12/14 by midnight, answers to be posted Sunday morning
Chapter Learning Objectives and Potential Essay Questions
Exam #1: 10/1
o Learning Objectives, CH 1-3 – what you need to know for the first exam
o Videos to reinforce CH 1-3 topics
· Chemical Bonding – watch before lecture #2
· Biological Molecules
Exam #2: 10/29
o Learning Objectives and Potential Essay for Exam#2 - fully updated for 2013
o Exam #2 Practice Test Questions – still PowerPoint slides, but answers now posted
o Another textbook’s website – free, has good practice tests…I highly recommend you take the CH 4 test on this website in preparation for Exam #2
Exam #3: 11/19
o Learning Objectives and Essay for: Chapter 5.10-5.16, Chapter 6 - fully updated for 2013
Exam #4: Due 12/10
o Genetics Take Home Exam – This is the version of the exam with the questions, links to related websites, and background information on the traits. It does not have room for answers. The next link will take you to a version of the exam with room for your answers. I have not checked all the links yet.
o Genetics Exam Answer Sheet – This is a Word document with room to answer the questions, but without all of the very useful links and background information found at the version of the exam above! I will provide copies of this in class.
Exam #5: 12/17
o Learning Objectives for the Last Exam - from 2012, they will be updated for 2013
· I checked …new research shows that the cetntrioles duplicate in prophase II, so there are centriole pairs in meiosis II.
o Mitosis/Meiosis Labeling Handout – make sure you can complete this handout
o DNA à RNA à Protein Practice Handout with answers – good practice for the exam
o Rosalind Franklin - interesting reading