Foundations of Biology: Biodiversity
Curtis Clark: Contact
Office Hours: TTh 9:10–10:10 a.m., T 1:00–2:00 p.m.
The syllabus is available here and on Blackboard.
The Blackboard page will be used to distribute documents and grades.
All presentations are available as .pdf here and .pptx here (because these use copyrighted images under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law, they are restricted to students in the class, and require login) Viewing these requires Acrobat Reader, and either PowerPoint or the PowerPoint viewer, respectively.
The term project, "Biodiversity Café", is here, and there is a template to help you write it.
- Biodiversity at Cal Poly Pomona—Does one of you want to work on insects, or fungi, diatoms, green algae, mosses, or euglenas? Seriously.
- Web references from lecture
BIO 123/123L - Foundations of Biology: Biodiversity (3/2)
Biodiversity is examined at molecular, cellular, organismal and ecological levels with an emphasis on phylogenetic relationships. Laboratory provides exposure to basic laboratory and field techniques and introduces major groups of living organisms, habitats in which they reside and factors affecting their ecology and evolution. The third of three foundation courses required of all majors offered by the Biological Sciences Department. Product fee required.