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

 

 


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Old Lab Review Lessons
Plant Structure Plant Cell
Microscope Respiration
Diversity Exploratory Photosynthesis
Organic Molecules Diffusion/Osmosis
Mitosis Genetics
Meiosis

Non-Plant Diversity Lessons

 

 

 

Laboratory Schedule Go to week

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Week 1, Sept. 4 - 8

Lab 1

No Lab Due to Labor Day
Lab 2

Topic 1: Plant Structure and Use of a Dichotomous Key

In Discussion: Outside to practice tree identification.

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 1; Introduction to the Plant Body


Week 2, Sept. 11 - 15

Lab 1 Topic 2: Intro. to the Microscope
Topic 3: diversity Exploratory
Lab 2 Topic 4: Identifying Organic Compounds in Plants

In Discussion: Review

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 2: the Microscope

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

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

In Discussion: Quiz 1 covering Topics 1 - 4.


Week 3, Sept. 18 - 22

Lab 1

Topic 5: The Plant Cell
Lab 2

Topic 5: The Plant Cell, cont.

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 5, The Plant Cell

In Discussion: Review


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Week 4, Sept. 25 - 29

Lab 1

Topic 6: Respiration
Lab 2

Topic 7: Photosynthesis

In Discussion: Review

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 6: Respiration 

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 7: Photosynthesis


Week 5, Oct. 2 - 6

Lab 1

Topic 8: Diffusion
Lab 2

Topic 9: Mitosis and Cytokinesis

In Discussion: Quiz 2 covering topics 5 - 8

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 6: Diffusion

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic9: Mitosis & Cytokinesis


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Week 6, October 9 - 13

Lab 1

Topic 10: Genetics
Lab 2

Topics 11: Meiosis and Tetrad Analysis

In Discussion: Continue with Genetics in room 113

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 10: Genetics

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 121: Meiosis

Download a "pdf" copy of Genetics Mapping - Extra Credit


Week 7, October 16 - 20

Lab 1

Topics 12: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body
Lab 2

Topics 13: Anatomy of the Root

In Discussion: Quiz 3 covering topics 9 & 11

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 12: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body

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


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Week 8, October 23 - 27

Lab 1

Topic 14: Anatomy of the Shoot
Lab 2

Topic 14: Anatomy of the Shoot cont.

In Discussion: Sample Anatomy Quiz

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 14: The Shoot


Week 9, October 30 - November 3

Lab 1

Topic 15: Secondary Growth
Lab 2
Topic 16: Cyanobacteria
Topic 17: Introduction to the Eukarya

In Discussion: Quiz 4 covering topic

Download Topic 16: Secondary Growth. 

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 17: Cyanobacteria

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 18: Introduction to the Eukaryas 12 - 15


Week 10, November 6 - 10

Lab 1

Topic 18: The Fungi
Lab 2

Topic 19: The Heterokonts

In Discussion: Anatomy Quiz covering topi

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 18 Fungi

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 19: The Heterokontscs 13 -16


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Week 11, November 13 - 17

Lab 1

Topic 20: The Green Algae

Sample Quiz on non-plant botanical diversity
Lab 2

Topic 21: Introduction to the Plants - Bryophtyes

In Discussion: Quiz 5 covering topics 16 - 20

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 20: Green Algae

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 21: Non Vascular Plants: The Bryophytes


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Week 12, November 20 - 24

Lab 1

Topic 22: Lycophytes
Lab 2

Thanksgiving Break

No Discussion

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 22: Lycophytes


Week 13, November 27 - December 1

Lab 1

Topic 23: Monilophytes (Ferns)
Lab 2

Topic 24: Gymnosperms

Discussion: Greenhouse Tour

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 23: Monilophytes

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 25: Gymnosperms


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Week 14, December 4 - 8

Lab 1

Topic 25: Angiosperms
Lab 2

Topic 25: Angiosperms II

In Discussion: Sample Quiz on Plants

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 25: Angiosperms


Week 15, December 11 - 13

Lab 1

Lab Quiz 6
Lab 2

No Lab

In Discussion: No discussion


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