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Biology 2 (BIO 102)

Reading and Lecture Notes

Evolution and Population Genetics

Speciation

History of Life

Phylogenetics

Prokaryotes

Protists

Flash Cards (print front and back)

Review- Life Cycles of Protists (pdf)

Seedless Plants

Seed Plants

Fungi

Flash Cards (print front and back)

Review- LIfe Cycles of Fungi (pdf)

Introduction to Animals, Sponges, Cnidarians

Flatworms, Mollusks, Annelids

Roundworms, Arthropods

Echinoderms, Chordates

Animal Tissues

The Nervous System: Neurons

The Nervous System: Organization

Sensory Systems

Motor Systems

Circulatory System

Immune System

Endocrine System

Flashcards for Studying the Endocrine System

Digestive System

Respiratory System

Excretory System

Animal Reproduction

Animal Development


Supplemental Topics

Introduction to Ecology

Population Ecology

Community Ecology

Laboratory Manual

Laboratory Safety

Lab Notebook

Lab Notebook Grading Checklist

Formal Lab Reports

Plagiarism

Laboratory Exercises

1

Evolution and Population Genetics (for on campus) 

Evolution and Population Genetics (online lab version)

Blank answer sheet (for both versions)

Spreadsheet for submitting answers

Review Questions

2

Phylogenetics

3

Prokaryotes

Review Questions

4

Protists

Summary Activity - Protists

Review Questions

5

Chemotaxis and phototaxis in Physarum

Class Data from previous semesters

6

Seedless Plants

Summary Activity - Seedless Plants

7

Seed Plants

8

Fungi

Summary Activity - Fungi

Review Questions

9

Sponges, Cnidarians

10

Flatworms, Mollusks, Annelids

11

Roundworms, Arthropods

12

Echinoderms, Chordates

13

Exploring the Size of Organisms
Blank Answer Sheet

14

Animal Tissues

15

Respiratory System

16

Fetal Pig Dissection

List of Dissection Structures

Mammal Organs (Heart, Brain, Kidney, Eye)

  

98

Frog Dissection

99

Organisms in a Lake Shore Ecosystem

 

Other

Syllabus

MasteringBiology Instructions

MasteringBiology Website

Angel

Study Suggestions

Class Activities

Password Area

Online Lectures

The sites listed below provide instruction in a variety of topics in biology.

Khan Academy Lectures

MIT Open Courseware

Statistical Analysis and Graphing

Create A graph website
Instructions for using Create A Graph
Creating graphs using Excel
Descriptive Statistics (Excel) 
t-test (Excel) 
Binomial Test (Excel) 

Downloads

The software listed below can be downloaded for free.

LibreOffice - contains word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software. LibreOffice also enables you to read and save Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

VLC Media Player plays most media files.