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


 

 

Old Review Lessons

 Plant Structure  Microscope
 Diversity Exploratory  Organic Molecules
 Plant Cell  Diffusion
 Respiration  Photosynthesis
 Mitosis  Meiosis

Anatomy Lessons

 Link to Picture Glossary  Link to Anatomy Lectures
 Cells and Tissues  Secondary Growth
 The Root  Sample Quiz
 The Shoot  


Plant Diversity Review Lessons

Non-Plant Diversity Review Lessons

 

 

 

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Laboratory Schedule Go to week

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Week 1, January 22 - 25

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

Discussion: Supermarket Botany

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 1


Week 2, January 29 - February 1

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, February 5 - 8

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

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

 


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Week 4, February 12 - 15

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

Discussion: Analyze diffusion data. Review respiration and photosynthesis

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 7 Respiration

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 6: Diffusion


Week 5, February 19 - 22

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

Discussion: Quiz 2 over topics 5 through 8

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 8: Photosynthesis


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Week 6, February 26 - March 1

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, March 3 - 8

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 11: Genetics

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

 


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Week 8, March 12 - 15

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

Discussion: Quiz over Topics 9 & 10

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

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


Week 9, March 19 - 22

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

Discussion: Sample Anatomy Quiz

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


 

 Spring Break March 26 - 30

 

Bring something botanical back to discuss next week!


Week 10, March 27 - 31

Lab 1

Topic 16 Cyanobacteria

Topic 17 Introduction to the Eukarya

Lab 2 Topic 18: Fungi

Discussion: Quiz 4 over Topics 12 - 15

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 9 - 12

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

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 19: Fungi

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 16 - 19

Lab 1 Topic 21: Bryophytes
Lab 2 Topic 232: 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 23 - 25

Lab 1 Topic 23: Ferns
Lab 2 Topic 24: Gymnosperms

Discussion: Sample Plant Diversity Quiz

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 30 - May 3

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

Discussion: Quiz over Plant Diversity

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 26: Flowering Plants

 

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