NATS 104: LIFE ON EARTH
Spring Semester, 2011
Class Schedule*

Jan 12 w 1 Overview and Organization syllabus help check  
Jan 14 f I Wks 1 NOTES Wks 1 Instructions pdf  
Jan 17 m   No Classes - MLK Day    
Jan 19 w 2 Nature of Science What is Science  
Jan 21 f w i Writing Exercise I UA Library Examples Report p 5 pdf ex. ref WKI hypoth Due D2L Jan 21 f
Jan 24 m 3 Atoms, Molecules & Life Atoms & Mollecules Lq 1-2 DueJan24 m
Jan 26 w 4 Biogeochemical Cycles Bio-Geo-Cycles  
Jan 28 f w i Writing Exercise I Report Due TurnItIn WRITING I TurnItIn Jan 28 f
Jan 31 m 5 Origin & Evolution of Life Taxonomy & Origin Lq 3-4 Due Jan 31 m
Feb 2 w 6 Origin of Sex - Genetics Sex Genetics  
Feb 4 f II WikiP Wiki3' Wks 2 GM Foods Wks 2 pdf  
Feb 7 m f 7 Cells & Viruses Cells Lq 5-6 Due Feb 7 m
Feb 9 w 8 Genes to Organisms Genes  
Feb 11 f III Wks 3 Debate Wk3.rtf pdf WK II GM food DueFeb 11 f
Feb 14 m 9 Molecular Biology Protein Synthesis Lq 7-8 Due Feb 11f
Feb 16 w   LECTURES 1-9 Review for Exam Practice Exam 1  
Feb 18 f   100 pt. EXAM #1 Assigned Seating  
Feb 21 m 10 Theory of Evolution Darwin  
Feb 23 m 11 Evolutionary Trends & Extinction MacroMicroEvo  
Feb 25 f IV Wks 4 Human Evolution Wk4.rtf pdf Lc15 WK III Debate Due Feb 25 f
Feb 28 m 12 Evolution, Extinction & Future MacroMicroEvo Lq 10-11 Due Feb 28 m
Mar 2 w 13 Human Evolution Human Evol.  
Mar 4 f V Wks 5 Biodiversity Wk5.rtf pdf WK IV Hum Evo DueMar 4 f
Mar 7 m f 14 Global Climate and Life Climate Lq 12-13 Due Mar 7 m
Mar 9 w 15 Terrestrial Ecosystems Ecosystems  
Mar 11 f VI Wk 6 Biomes Wk6.rtf pdf WK V Biodiversity Due Mar 11 f
Mar 12-20   SPRING BREAK    
Mar 21 m 16 Terrestrial Biomes Biomes Lq 14-15 Due Mar 21 m
Mar 23 w 17 Aquatic Ecosystems Aquatic  
Mar 25 f w ii Writing Exercise II Finding Information Instructions WK VI Biomes Due Mar 25 f
Mar 28 m 18 Dinosaurs & extinct ecosystems pdf Lq 16-17 Due Mar 28 m
Mar 30 w   LECTURES 10-18 Review for Exam Practice Exam 2  
Apr 1 f   100 pt. EXAM #2 Assigned Seating  
Apr 4 m 19 Species Interactions Ecology  
Apr 6 m 20 Population Biology Popn. Ecol.  
Apr 8 f VII Wks 7 Human Population Wk7.rtf pdf  
Apr 11 m 21 Human Population Human Popn. Lq 19-20 DueApr 11 m
Apr 13 w 22 Behavioural Biology Behavioural Biol.  
Apr 15 f w ii Writing II Sci.Misconduct UA Libr Instrs. pdf Miscond S-Plag B WRITING II TurnItIn Apr 15 f
Apr 18 m 23 Risk & Toxicology Risk Lq 21-22 Due Apr 18 m
Apr 20 w 24 Human Disease Hum.Disease  
Apr 22 f VIII Wks 8 El Niño Wks 8 El Niño pdf WK VII HumPopn Due Apr 22 f
Apr 25 m 25 Air Pollution & Life Air Pollution Lq 23-24 Due Apr 25 m
Apr 27 w 26 Climate Change Climate Ch  
Apr 29 f 27 Greenhouse Warming & Life Greenhouse Effect WK VIII Due Apr 29 f
May 2 m 28 Ozone Depletion & Life Ozone Lq 25-26 Due May 2 m
May 4 w   LECTURES 19 - 28 Review for Exam Practice Exam 3 Lq 27-28 Due May 4 w
May 10 Tu   1:-2:30 100 pt. EXAM #3 Assigned Seating  
  Wkshp. Glossary & Bibliography Exam Schedule
*THE IMPORTANT FOOTNOTE:
This schedule is tentative - it will be updated - (revision Jan 5, 2011).

THE HELPFUL FOOTNOTE:
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/Antevs/nats104/indschedsp11.html
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