Animal Biology Lecture & Lab Schedule ~ Spring 2014

Day
Date

               Lecture/Lab Topic

 

M

1/27

(No Labs this Week)

T

1/28

Classification & Phylogeny

H

1/30

Animal Form & Function

 

M

2/03

Lab 1: Animal Phylogenetics + Tree/Key Exercise

T

2/04

Evolution: Process & Pattern 

H

2/06

Protozoans

 

M

2/10

Lab 2: Microscopy, Embryology & Histology + Microscope Quiz

T

2/11

Poriferans

H

2/13

The Radiate Phyla

 

M

2/17

Lab 3: Protozoans

T

2/18

Flatworms & Smaller Lophotrochozoans

H

2/20

Molluscs
 

 M

2/24

Lab 4: Poriferans & The Radiate Phyla 

T

2/25

Molluscs  

H

2/27

Lecture Exam 1

 

 M

3/02

Lab Practical Exam 1

T

3/03

Annelids

H

3/05

Nematodes & Smaller Ecdysozoans

 

M

3/10

Lab 5: Flatworms & Smaller Lophotrochozoans 

T

3/11

Arthropods

H

3/13

Arthropods 
 

M

3/24

Lab 6: Molluscs 

T

3/25

Echinoderms

H

3/27

Lecture Exam 2

 

M

3/31

Lab 7: Annelids, Nematodes & Onychophorans 

T

4/01

Introduction to the Chordates

*H

4/03

Jawless & Cartilaginous Fishes

 

M

4/07

Lab Practical Exam 2

T

4/08

Ray-Finned & Lobe-Finned Fishes

H

4/10

Amphibians

 

M

4/14

Lab 8: Arthropods

T

4/15

Non-Avian Reptiles

H

4/17

Lecture Exam 3

 

M

4/21

Lab 9: Echinoderms and Introduction to the Chordates

T

4/22

Birds

H

4/24

Mammals

 

M

4/28

Lab 10: Tetrapod Vertebrates

T

4/29

Systems Review

H

5/01

Systems Review

 

M

5/05

Lab Practical Exam 3

T

5/06

Systems Review

H

5/08

Systems Review

 

F

5/16

Final Exam 7:45 A.M

*Writing Assignments Due by 12:00 Noon! 

 Please Note: Friday, March 28th is the last day to withdraw from classes!

                 

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