NATS 104: LIFE ON EARTH
Fall Semester, 2010
Class Schedule*

Date        L / W Lecture & Workshop Notes Readings   Quiz & Wksps  DUE Dates 
Aug 23 m 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Aug 25 w 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Aug 27 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf  
Aug 30 m 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules Lq 1-2 Due Aug 30 m
Sep 1 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles  
Sep 3 f w i Writing Exercise I UA Library Examples Report p 5 WK I hypothesis Due D2L
Sep 6 m   No Classes - Labor Day    
Sep 8 w 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Sep 8 w
Sep 10 f w i Writing Exercise I Report Due TurnItIn WRITING I TurnItIn Sep 10 f
Sep 13 m 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Sep 15 w 7 Cells & Viruses Cells Lq 5 Due Sep 15 w
Sep 17 f f II Wks 2 Genetically Modified Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Sep 20 m 8 Genes to Organisms Genes Lq 6-7 Due Sep 20 m
Sep 22 w 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis  
Sep 24 f III Wks 3 Debate W 3 rtf pdf WK II GM food Due Sep 24 f
Sep 27 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin Lq 8-9 Due Sep 27 m
Sep 29 w   LECTURES 1-9 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1  
Oct 1 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Oct 4 m 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Oct 6 w 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo  
Oct 8 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution Wk4.rtf pdf WK III Debate Due Oct 8 f
Oct 11 m 13 Human Evolution Human Evol. Lq 11-12 Due Oct 11 m
Oct 13 w 14 Global Climate and Life Climate  
Oct 15 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo Due Oct 15 f
Oct 18 m 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems Lq 13-14 Due Oct 18 m
Oct 20 w 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes  
Oct 22 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WK V Climate Due Oct 22 f
Oct 25 m 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic Lq 15-16 Due Oct 25 m
Oct 27 w 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf  
Oct 29 f w ii Writing Exercise II Finding Information Instructions pdf WK VI Biomes Due Oct 29 f
Nov 1 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology Lq 17-18 Due Nov 12 w
Nov 3 w   LECTURES 10-18 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2  
Nov 5 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Nov 8 m 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Nov 10 w 21 Human Population Human Popn.  
Nov 12 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf  
Nov 15 m 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol. Lq 20-21 Due Nov 15 m
Nov 17 w 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk  
Nov 19 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Format pdf Miscond S-Plag B WRITING II TurnItIn Nov 19 f
Nov 23 m 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease Lq 22-23 Due Nov 23 m
Nov 24 w 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution WK 7 HumPopn Due Nov24 w
Nov 26 f   Thanksgiving recess    
Nov 29 m 26 Climate Change Climate Ch Lq 24-25 Due Nov 29 m
Dec 1 w 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect  
Dec 3 f VIII Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf  
Dec 6 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 26,27 Due Dec 6 m
Dec 8 w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 WK 8 Due Dec 10 f
Dec 17 f   11:-12:00 100 pt. EXAM #3 Assigned Seating  
  Wkshp. Glossary & Bibliography http://www.registrar.arizona.edu/schedules/dates.htm
*THE IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE:
This schedule is tentative - it will be updated - (revision Aug 19, 2010).

THE HELPFUL FOOTNOTE:
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/Antevs/nats104/indschedfl10.html
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