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  

Non-Plant Diversity Review Lessons


Plant Diversity Review Lessons

  • Liverworts
  • Hornworts
  • Mosses
  • Lycophytes
  • Ferns and Their Relatives
  • Link to our entire directory of laboratory-related images

    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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