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Schedule: Thursdays, 10:00 - 12:00, for 12 weeks, 9/20 - 12/13, (no class 11/22)
Instructor: Lauren Monroe
Fee: $350 (Deposit $75)
This course will cover fundamental biology principles with engaging hands-on science labs. Curriculum topics and techniques will reflect those often taught at a middle or junior high school level. Assigned homework and lab reports are encouraged as part of the course. The course will include frequent microscope and stereoscope use, hands-on learning with natural materials (bone, plants, fossils, soil, etc), and observation and documentation of on-going labs. Topics and labs include:
Microscope Technique and Microscope Slide Creation
Anatomical Studies and Classification
- Bacteria Staining
- Live Protist Identification
- Botanical Studies
- Animal Studies
- Frog Dissection (Optional)*
Genetics and Heredity
- Chromosomes and Cell Reproduction
Human Hereditary & Genetics
- Blood Types and X-Chromosome Linked Traits
*The Frog Dissection lab will be held at a different day & time (12/19). Cost of this lab is an additional $35.
A separate course, Biology II will run early February to mid-May 2019.