Bio 103, Fall 2007, Schedule

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Biology 103, Fall 2007, Bryn Mawr College
Course Schedule

 

Date

Lecture/Discussion Session

Lab Session

Assignments Due

       

LIFE: AN OVERVIEW

       

M, 3 Sept.

Science and Life


 

W, 5 Sept.

The Nature of Life

  Forum

F, 7 Sept.

Spatial patterns: Scale and Diversity I



       

M, 10 Sept

Spatial Patterns: Scale and Diversity II

Observation/Diversity

Forum

W, 12 Sept

Temporal Patterns: Scale and Evolution I


 

F, 14 Sept

Temporal Patterns: Scale and Evolution II

 
       

SUBCELLULAR ORGANIZATION

       

M, 17 Sept

Atoms and Molecules I

Observation/Diversity II

Forum

W, 19 Sept

Atoms and Molecules II

   

F, 21 Sept

Biological Macromolecules I



       

M, 24 Sept

Biological Macromolecules II

Microscopy/Scale

Forum

W, 26 Sept

Improbability, energy, information, change I


 

F, 28 Sept

Improbability, energy, information, change II

 
       

M, 1 Oct

Improbability, energy, information, change III

Motion at Small Scales

First Web Paper, Forum

       

CELLULAR ORGANIZATION

       

W, 3 Oct

Cell structure

   

F, 5 Oct.

Boundedness and its regulation



       

M, 8 Oct

Interaction of cellular components - matter

Molecules, Reactions

Forum

W, 10 Oct

Interaction of cellular components - information


 

F, 12 Oct

Cellular integration



       

M, 15 Oct

FALL BREAK

   

W, 17 Oct

FALL BREAK

   

F, 19 Oct

FALL BREAK

   
       

M, 22 Oct

Energy collection - photosynthesis, chemosynthesis

Human Physiology I

Forum

W, 24 Oct

Energy usage - cellular respiration and metabolism

   

F, 26 Oct

Reproduction and variation

 
       

MULTICELLULAR ORGANIZATION

       

M, 29 Oct

Problems and patterns of multicellular organization

Human Physiology II

First Lab Report, Forum

W, 31 Oct

Reproduction, inheritance, and variation I


 

F, 2 Nov

Reproduction, inheritance, and variation II



       

M, 5 Nov

From one cell to multicellular organization

Human Physiology III

Forum

W, 7 Nov

Mechanisms of cell specialization and morphogenesis

   

F, 9 Nov

Movement



       

M, 12 Nov

Distribution of matter and energy

Genetics

Second Web Paper, Forum

W, 14 Nov

Integration - nervous and endocrine systems I


 

F, 16 Nov

Integration - nervous and endocrine systems I

 
       

M, 19 Nov

Homeostasis

Cells/Tissues/Organs

Forum

W, 21 Nov

Autonomy

   

F, 23 Nov

THANKSGIVING BREAK


 
       

M, 26 Nov

Integrity and Defense I1

Ecology

Forum

W, 28 Nov

Integrity and Defense II



F, 30 Nov

Organismal integration

 
       

MULTIORGANISMAL ORGANIZATION

       
       

M, 3 Dec

Communities

Evolution

Forum

W, 5 Dec

Population Structure and Regulation


 

F, 7 Dec

Human Impact



       

M, 10 Dec

Evolution - Lessons from the past

No lab

Forum

W, 12 Dec

Evolution - Lessons for the future

   



  By 21 Dec:
Third Web Paper
Second Lab Report
Book Commentary

 

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