Botany 130

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Laboratory Coordinator: Mike Clayton, Room 120 Birge Hall, email clayton@wisc.edu

Lab Manual: Laboratory Topics for General Botany


Plant Review Lessons


Old Review Lessons

 Anatomy

Non-Plant Diversity Lessons

 

  • Stramenopiles (Heterokonts)

 

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Laboratory Schedule Go to week

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Week 1, January 19 - 23

Lab 1 No Lab
Lab 2 Topic 1: Introduction to Plants

Discussion: Supermarket Botany

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Week 2, January 26 - 30

Lab 1

Topic 2: Microscope

Topic 3: Diversity Exploratory

Lab 2 Topic 4: Identifying Organic Molecules in Plants

Discussion: Quiz 1 over topics 1 through 4.

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 3: Diversity Exploratory

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 4, Identifying Organic Compounds

 


Week 3, February 2 - 6

Lab 1 Topic 5: The Plant Cell
Lab 2 Topic 5: The Plant Cell cont.
Discussion: Analyze diffusion data

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Week 4, February 9 - 13

Lab 1 Topic 6: Diffusion
Lab 2 Topic 7: Respiration

Discussion: Review respiration and photosynthesis

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 7: Respiration

 


Week 5, February 16 - 20

Lab 1 Topic 8: Photosynthesis
Lab 2 Topic 9: Mitosis & Cytokinesis

Discussion: Quiz 2 over topics 5 through 8

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 9: Mitosis & Cytokinesis


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Week 6, February 23 - 27

Lab 1 Topic 10: Genetics
Lab 2 Topic 11: Meiosis: Tetrad Analysis

Discussion: Meet in room 113 Birge to work on genetics problems

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 10: Genetics

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 11: Meiosis:Tetrad Analysis

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Extra Credit Problem


Week 7, March 2 - 6

Lab 1 Topic 12: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body; start
Lab 2 Topic 13: The Root

Discussion: Quiz 3 over topics 9 and 11

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 13: The Root


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Week 8, March 9 - 13

Lab 1 Topic 14: The Shoot
Lab 2 Topic 14: The Shoot cont.

Discussion: Review

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Week 9, March 16 - 20

Lab 1 Topic 15: Secondary Growth
Lab 2 Topic 16: Structural Adaptations

Discussion: Sample Anatomy Quiz

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 15: Secondary Growth.

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 16: Structural Adaptations


Week 10, March 23 - 28

Lab 1 Topic 17: Population Genetics
Lab 2

Topic 18: Cyanobacteria

Topic 19: Introduction to the Eukarya

Discussion: Quiz 4 over topics 12 - 16

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 18: Cyanobacteria

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 19: Intro. to the Eukarya


 

 Spring Break March 30 - April 3

 

Bring something botanical back to discuss next week!


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Week 11, April 6 - 8

Lab 1 Topic 20: Fungi
Lab 2

Topic 21: Heterokonts

Topic 22: Start The Green Algae I

Discussion: Sample quiz over non-plant botanical diversity, topics 17-22

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 21: Heterokonts

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 22: Green Algae


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Week 12, April 13 - 17

Lab 1

Topic 22: The Green Algae cont.

Sample Diversity Quiz

Lab 2 Topic 23: Introduction to the Plants: the Non Vascular Plants

Discussion: Quiz 5 over topics 17 through 22

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 23: The Non Vascular Plants


Week 13, April 20 - 24

Lab 1 Topic 24: The Lycophytes
Lab 2 Topic 25: Ferns and Their Relatives

Discussion: Review

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 25: Ferns and Their relatives


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Week 14, April 27 - May 1

Lab 1 Topic 26: Gymnosperms
Lab 2 Topic 27: Flowering plants

Discussion: Sample Plant Diversity Quiz

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 26: Gymnosperms

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 27: Flowering Plants

Week 15, May 4 - 8

Lab 1

Topic 27: Flowering Plants II

Sample Angiosperm Quiz

Lab 2 Topic 28: Botany on Campus

Discussion: Quiz 6 over topics 23 through 28

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