Lecture Component of Human Biology (biol 104)

   
   Overall Course Syllabus
 

 

 

 GRADES (15 Dec 2017)---intentionaly left here from fall term for spring 2018 students to see

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Schedule of topics & exams

 
week of Jan 15 biologically speaking, what are we and what does "being alive" mean
Jan 15 no class Monday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday)
   
week of Jan 22 topic 1:  our organ systems and the "stuff" that makes them
  topic 2:  developing scientifically sensitive baloney detectors
   
week of Jan 29 developing scientifically sensitive baloney detectors (continued)
   
week of Feb 5

exam 1 (study guide)

   
week of Feb 12 the molecules that make us and our food (see notes from class & for Feb 19)
   
week of Feb 19 how you turn food into you & the energy to power everything you do
   
week of Feb 26 how you turn food into you & the energy to power everything you do
   
week of Mar 5 no class (Spring Break)
   
week of Mar 12 science, non-science, and nonsense about nutrition & metabolism 
   
week of Mar 19 exam 2
   
week of Mar 26 Monday class meets / Wednesday and Thursday classes do not meet
   
week of Apr 2 sensing and responding to stuff around us (short version / full version)
   
week of Apr 9 how the brain creates mind:  the biology of thought, emotion, behavior
   
week of Apr 16 how the brain creates mind (continued)
   
week of Apr 23 defense against pathogens / vaccination / allergies / auto-immune disorders
   
week of Apr 30 exam 3
   

May 7

MW section:  cumulative final exam 3pm-5:30pm (see study guides for three previous exams)

May 10

Thursday section: cumulative final exam 6pm-8:30pm (see study guides for three previous exams)