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IMPORTANT: The literature search paper is due on Monday, April 20.

Click Here for the handouts on Hardy-Weinberg and Reproductive Barriers for Exam #3

REVIEW SESSIONS FOR EXAM #3:

Monday, April 20 from 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm in EBS 309 with Blake

Tuesday, April 21 from 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm in EBS 209 with Ethan

These are the exam review questions from the Master Exam Review Sheet that you should be studying for Exam #3:

#202 through #206 and #365 through #575 (EXCEPT #447 through #493)
and #581 through #584 and #620 through #668
(study these)

QUESTIONS #447 through #493 ON ECDYSIS, BEES, OTHER INSECTS, etc.
WILL NOT BE ON EXAM #3

1. Your Literature Search Paper is due MONDAY, APRIL 20.

- Be sure that at least two different other people carefully read your paper and proofread it to help you edit it well before you turn it in.

- Go to the link below (also on the Papers page) and BE SURE TO GO THROUGH THE CHECKLIST and complete this checklist before submitting your paper to verify that you have formatted and written your paper properly.
Do not ch1ck things off until you have actually done them:

Literature Search Paper Checklist - complete before submission

- Keep track of your references and be sure to cite your paper in the body of the paper according to basic APA format or the format I reviewed in lecture last week.

- You may NOT use more than two short (less than 3 lines) direct quotations in your paper.
You must paraphrase the information you find in your own words.

- You MUST submit an electronic copy of your paper directly to Turnitin.com - failure to submit your paper to Turnitin.com will result in you earning a zero paper score.
Only submit the FINAL copy that you give me in printed form - no rough drafts.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TURNITIN INSTRUCTIONS
(these ARE NOW posted)
for submitting your literature search papers to Turnitin.com for final grading.
Click Here for a link to Turnitin.com


Email me if you have specific questions about the paper.

Click here for a link to a website that explains APA format and in-text citations

Specific information on how to correctly present the references cited page can be found at:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/

2 . Quiz #11 in lab on Monday, April 20 or Tuesday, April 21 will be on terms related to reptiles and birds from Labs #18 (birds) & #19 (bird refuge) including taxonomy, basic body plan differences and the general type of animal in each class, order and suborder from the board in these labs. You must be able to cite at least a few bird orders for this quiz.

3. Labs #18 and #19 are due on Monday, April 20 or Tuesday, April 21
Lab #17 (amphibia) is not due in lab until Monday, April 27 or Tuesday, April 28.

Please retain Lab #13 for now - you will turn it in with the mammal lab later.
There is nothing to turn in for Lab #15 (Macrocystis holdfast).s

You may also turn in ANY late assignments and labs for credit (there will be a point deduction for being late) including the Lake Los Carneros lab and tidepool report.

4. Assignment #8 is not due yet, BUT....

Assignment #9: Mutation, Population Genetics and Speciation
This is due to Blake in lab or in his box no later than 5 pm on Thursday, April 23

Assignment #10: Mammals and Anatomy and Physiology Concepts
This is due to Blake in lab or in his box no later than 5 pm on Thursday, April 30

Assignment #7: Genetics and Heredity was due on Thursday, April 9

You may also turn in ANY late assignments and labs for credit (there will be a point deduction for being late) including the Lake Los Carneros lab (#25).

5. You should be reviewing the lecture notes indicated on the Bulletins page under Lecture Notes above for the third exam which will be on Wednesday, April 22. Use the weblinks on the Lecture Notes page to help you better understand the lecture material.

6. These are the exam review questions from the Master Exam Review Sheet that you should be studying for Exam #3:

#202 through #206 and #365 through #575 (EXCEPT #447 through #477; #492 & #493)
and #492 and #493 and #581 through #584 and #620 through #668
(study these)

QUESTIONS #447 through #477 & #492 & #493 ON BEES, OTHER INSECTS, etc.
WILL NOT BE ON EXAM #3

7. You should be reading the following chapters in the textbook in preparation
for the third exam -
(you should have already read some of these for Exams #1 & #2):
Chapters 5, 6, 7, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30

8. We will be discussing the oral presentation, literature search paper and lab practica requirements more next week in class.
Your oral presentations are all due by Wednesday, March 4.

The literature search paper is due Wednesday, April 20.

9. The Biology 102 Tutors are:
Ethan W. (for review sessions)
Any of the LTAs at front desk in the Computer Lab can help you with Bio 102 questions.

10. The Biological Sciences Computer Lab open hours are:
Any of the LTAs at front desk in the Computer Lab can help you with Bio 102 questions.

Monday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Tuesday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday
- 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The computer lab is closed on the weekends.

Feel free to e-mail me, Blake Barron, anytime regarding anything about the course at:

zoo@biosciweb.net

Click here for a handout regarding Biology 102 Course Philosophy and Pedagogy

Click Here for the SBCC Seek Help Contact List

Click Here for the Requirements to earn the Biological Sciences A.A./A.S. degree

PERTINENT CAMPUS EVENTS:

1. Click here for a link to a schedule of the Spring 2015 Learning Skills Workshop Series
@ the Cartwright Learning Resource Center. All workshops are in the Cartwright Learning Resource Center near the library
on Thursdays from 1:00–2:00 pm.

2. Click here for a link to a schedule of the Spring 2015 Writing Skills Workshop Series
@ the Cartwright Learning Resource Center. All workshops are in the Cartwright Learning Resource Center near the library
on Thursdays from 1:00–2:00 pm.

3. Come meet new friends and have fun with the Biology Club...                            

Join the Biology Club
Come to a meeting -- there are no requirements for membership
other than a curiosity about the natural world

Bio Club 2012-13

Next Meeting is:

TBA
in EBS 209 - Animal Biology Laboratory

Majors and Non-Majors Students Welcome!
We will be planning for activities such as fundraising, field trips, meetings, and community outreach including:

  • An adventurous camping trip somewhere in California in April 2015
  • A local hike to explore the wonders of spiders around Halloween time
  • Volunteer opportunities & local elementary school biology education presentations
  • Carwash and Bake Sale fundraisers for upcoming activities
  • Activities assisting the SBCC Department of Biological Sciences
  • Volunteer activities with the local educational and environmental programs
  • Upcoming SCUBA diving certification classes Excursions to the SB and LA Natural History Museum and SB and LA Zoos
  • Tidepooling and Whale Watching fieldtrips
  • Club hikes on local trails to examine flora and fauna