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Principles of Biology Laboratory - Honors
PRIN BIO LAB
CLASS CODE: BIO 102H CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $10.00
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: HONORS PROGRAM
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Biological Science requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Lab course designed to accompany BIO 100H. For Honors students only. This laboratory will examine topics covered in the BIO 100H lecture by the use of hands on and/or inquiry based experiments and exercises. Concurrent registration in BIO 100H is mandatory.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Scientific data presentation
Science investigation
Proper experimental procedure
The microscope
Exploring cell types
Osmosis and diffusion
Enzymes
Aerobic respiration/fermentation
Photosynthesis
Mitosis
Meiosis and karyotyping
Genetics
Protein and DNA electrophoresis
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: To give the student an opportunity to think critically about information and to learn about and employ scientific methods of study.

To give the student an opportunity to manipulate and observe biological organisms and equipment used in biological experimentation.

To give some practical experience with the principles being taught in lecture.

To give the student the opportunity to learn how to compose scientific reports.

To provide students with opportunities to work with their classmates to solve problems.
REQUIREMENTS: Formal lab reports, informal reports, quizzes
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent registration in BIO 100H
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001