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 Lessons

 Anatomy


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Non Plant Diversity

 

Laboratory Schedule Go to week

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Week 1, January 16 - 20

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

Discussion: Supermarket Botany

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Week 2, January 23 - 27

Lab 1

Topic 2: Microscope

Topic 3: Diversity Exploratory

Lab 2 Topic 4: Organic Molecules

Discussion: Quiz 1 over topics 1, 2 & 4.

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


Week 3, January 30 - February 3

Lab 1 Topic 5: The Plant Cell
Lab 2 Topic 5: The Plant Cell cont.
Discussion: Review The Plant Cell

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Week 4, February 6 - 10

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

Discussion: Analyze diffusion data. Review respiration and photosynthesis

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 6: Diffusion


Week 5, February 13 - 17

Lab 1 Topic 8: Photosynthesis
Lab 2 Topic 8: Photosynthesis - cont.

Discussion: Quiz 2 over topics 5 through 8

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Week 6, February 20 - 24

Lab 1 Topic 9: Mitosis & Cytokinesis
Lab 2 Topic 10: Meiosis: Tetrad Analysis

Discussion: Review

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 10: Meiosis:Tetrad Analysis


Week 7, February 27 - March 3

Lab 1 Topic 11: Genetics
Lab 2 Topic 12: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body

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

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

 


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Week 8, March 6 - 10

Lab 1 opic 13: The Root
Lab 2 Topic 14: The Shoot

Discussion: Quiz over Topics 9 & 10

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


Week 9, March 13 - 17

Lab 1 Topic 14: The Shoot cont.
Lab 2 Topic 15: Secondary Growth

Discussion: Sample Anatomy Quiz

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 Spring Break March 20 - 24

 

Bring something botanical back to discuss next week!


Week 10, March 27 - 31

Lab 1 Topic 16: Population Genetics
Lab 2

Topic 17 Cyanobacteria

Topic 18 Introduction to the Eukarya

Discussion: Quiz 4 over Topics 12 - 15

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 18 : Intro. to the Eukarya


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Week 11, April 3 - 7

Lab 1 Topic 19: Fungi
Lab 2 Topic 20: Heterokonts/ Topic 21: Green Algae

Discussion: Sample quiz over non-plant botanical diversity, topics 16 -2 1

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Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 20 Stramenopiles (Heterokonts)

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 21 Green Algae

 


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Week 12, April 10 - 14

Lab 1 Topic 22: Bryophytes
Lab 2 Topic 23: Lycophytes

Discussion: Quiz 5 over topics 16 through 21

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 22: The Non Vascular Plants

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 23: Lycophytes

 


Week 13, April 17 - 21

Lab 1 Topic 24: Ferns
Lab 2 Topic 25: Gymnosperms

Discussion: Review

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 24 Ferns and Their relatives

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 25: Gymnosperms

 


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Week 14, April 24 - 28

Lab 1 Topic 26: Flowering Plants I
Lab 2 Topic 26: Flowering Plants II

Discussion: Sample Plant Diversity Quiz

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Week 15, May 1 - 4

Lab 1 Topic 27: Botany on Campus
Lab 2

Discussion: Quiz 6 over topics 22 through 27

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