Summer 2022 - BISC 100 D100
Introduction to Biology (4)
Class Number: 1930
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 8100, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 17, 2022
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
Prerequisites:Students with a C or better in Biology 12, who are considering a BISC Major, are encouraged to proceed directly to BISC 101 and 102.
An introduction to the basic concepts of biology, emphasizing evolution as a unifying theme. Topics include cell structure, mitosis and meiosis, DNA structure and function, evolution and population and ecosystem ecology. Students with credit for BISC 101, 102 or 113, or succeeding biology courses, may not take BISC 100 for further credit. Breadth-Science.
An introduction to the basic concepts of biology, emphasizing evolution as a unifying theme. Topics include cell structure, mitosis and meiosis, DNA structure and function, evolution and population and ecosystem ecology. Prerequisite: Students with a C or better in Biology 12, who are considering a BISC Major, are encouraged to proceed directly to BISC 101 and 102. Students with credit for BISC 101, 102 or 113, or succeeding biology courses, may not take BISC 100 for further credit. Breadth-Science.
Outline of Topics:
Introduction & Scientific Method
Cell Structure (A tour of the cell)
Metabolism (the working cell)
Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
Patterns of Inheritance
Molecular Biology of the Gene
Control of gene expression & biotechnology
Taxonomy and Biodiversity
Ecology (communities, Ecosystems & conservation biology)
Ecology (Population Dynamics)
- Tutorials 5%
- Lab midterm 20%
- Lecture midterm 25%
- Lab final 20%
- Lecture final 30%
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
ADDITIONAL COURSE FEE: $16.60
Campbell Essential Biology
By Simon, Eric J., Dickey, Jean L., Reece, Jane B., Hogan, Kelly A., Burton, Rebecca A., Simon, Eric, Dickey, Jean, Reece, Jane
Print ISBN-13: 9780134765037
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