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

Non-Plant diversity Lessons

Anatomy

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Week 1, Sept. 2 - 6

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Keys to Common Woody Plants of Madison WIsconsin


Week 2, Sept. 9 - 13

Lab 1 Topic 2: Woody Plant Recognition
Lab 2 Topic 3: Intro. to the Microscope
Topic 4: diversity Exploratory

In Discussion: Review

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 2; Woody Plant Recognition

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 3: the Microscope

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 4: diversity Exploratory


Week 3, Sept. 16 - 20

Lab 1

Topic 5: The Plant Cell
Lab 2

Topic 5: The Plant Cell, cont.

In Discussion: Quiz 1 covering Topics 1 - 4.

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


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Week 4, Sept. 23- 27

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, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 - 4

Lab 1

Topic 8: Diffusion
Lab 2

Topic 5: Identifying Organic Compounds in Plants

In Discussion: Analyze diffusion data and review

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 8: Diffusion

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 9, Identifying Organic Compounds

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Week 6, October 7 - 111

Lab 1

Topic 10: Mitosis and Cytokinesis
Lab 2

Topics 11: Meiosis and Tetrad Analysis

In Discussion: Quiz 2 covering Topics 6 - 9.

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic10: Mitosis & Cytokinesis

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 11: Meiosis


Week 7, October 14 -18

Lab 1

Topic 12: Genetics
Lab 2

Topics 13: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body

In Discussion: Meet in room 121 to continue with Genetics

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 12: Genetics

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 13: Cells and Tissues of the Plant Body


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Week 8, October 21 -25

Lab 1

Topics 14: Anatomy of the Root
Lab 2

Topic 15: Anatomy of the Shoot

In Discussion: Quiz III covering topics 10 & 11

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 15: The Shoot


Week 9, October 28 - November 1

Lab 1

Topic 15: Anatomy of the Shoot cont.
Lab 2

Topic 16: Secondary Growth

In Discussion: Sample Anatomy Quiz

Download Topic 16: Secondary Growth. 


Week 10, November 4 - 8

Lab 1
Topic 17: Phylogenetics
Lab 2
Topic 18: Cyanobacteria
Topic 19: Introduction to the Eukarya

In Discussion: Anatomy Quiz covering topics 13 -16

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

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

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


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Week 11, November 11 - 15

Lab 1

Topic 20: The Fungi
Lab 2

Topic 21: The Heterokonts
start Topic 22: The Green Algae

In Discussion: Sample Quiz on non-plant botanical diversity

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 20 Fungi

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic Topic 19: The Heterokonts

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 21: Green Algae


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Week 12, November 18 - 22

Lab 1

Topic 22: The Green Algae cont.

Topic 23: Introduction to the Plants - Bryophtyes
Lab 2

Topic 23: Bryophytes

Discussion: Quiz 5

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

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 23: Lycophytes


Week 13, November 25 - 29

Lab 1

Topic 24: Lycophytes
Lab 2

Thanksgiving Break
No Discussion

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 24: Pteridophytes


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Week 14, December 2 - 6

Lab 1

Topic 25: Pterophytes
Lab 2

Topic 26: Gymnosperms

In Discussion: Sample Quiz on Plants

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 25: Gymnosperms

Download a "pdf" copy of Topic 26: Angiosperms


Week 15, December 9 - 13

Lab 1

Topic 27: Angiosperms
Lab 2

Topic 27: Angiosperms II
In Discussion: Quiz 6

 


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