Week One: Syllabus, Labs 1,2 and Lecture Notes
Week One: Syllabus, Labs 1,2 and Lecture Notes Bot 105
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Date Created: 08/29/15
Week One Syllabus Lecture Notes and Lab review Monday Reviewed Syllabus Show up as much as possible Will be tested on how to do things not how well we can memorize facts The introduction to structure development reproduction and overall function of different species of algae plants and fungi We will be using the scienti c method to study phylogenetic evolutionary history of organisms relationships of algae plants and fungi 4 unit course 3 units of lecture and 1 unit of lab It is highly recommended to purchase or rent the 8th edition of Biology of Plants You will be able to explain the relationships and roles of fungi plants and algae how plants develop and reproduce explain ideas on evolutionary relationships between organisms and improve the quality of your writing skills Wednesday Introduced labs 1 and 2 see Thursday Reviewed how to use a compound microscope Thursday F day Laboratory 1 Microscope Training and Skills Objectives 1 Know the parts of the Dissection Microscope and how to use it 2 Know the parts of the Compound Microscope and how to use it 3 Know how to make a wet mount 4 Know how to section strain and view and draw organisms that include a scale bar Laboratory 2 Common Klamath River Algae Objectives 1 Be able to identify the different algae found in the Klamath River 2 Understand the role that algae have in aquatic ecosystems 3 Understand the role of prokaryotic cells versus the role of eukaryotic cells 4 Know the 3 different algal groups and their characteristics Form and Function of Embryophyte Organs and Tissues Notes Goal of this section To train our minds to get into a mode of form and function thinking be able to explain morphology and anatomy of an organ or tissue and infer the function of the organism and tissues Tested on ability to explain things and how they work Formmorphoogy and anatomy of organs tissues and cell types Natural Selection When organisms are better adapted to their environment they tend to produce more offspring and be better suited for survival Example Say there are giraffes with long necks and short necks living in the same ecosystem if there is a shortage of low lying shrubs and plants the giraffes with long necks will be better suited to survive IMPORTANT ln natural selection the environment does the selecting not the organism Adaptio the feature or features that allows an organism to survive in their environment Factors that affect Form and Function include habitat and Mode of nutrition Habitat Biotic factorsother organisms Abiotic factors nonliving factors such as fog and soil Mode of Nutrition Photosynthesis SunlightCarbon DioxideWater glucose and Oxygen Limiting factors include Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium temperature light availability and water Main three structures are the Leaves Stem and roots Leaves Are at They are divergent from the stem They have veins as do the stem and roots are well They are a light capturing organ Everything from the axillary bud out is considered a leaf Stem and roots will be cover next week in lecture
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