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Biology (BI)
77 Klamath, 541-346-4502
College of Arts & Sciences
a - Labs/Dis begin the first week of class
Course Data
  BI 212   Gen Biol II: Organisms >3 4.00 cr.
How cells develop and interact within complex organisms. Comparative anatomy and physiology of plants and animals. Lectures, laboratories-discussions.
Grading Options: Optional for all students
Instructor: Carrier ME-mail Office:   15D Klamath Hall
Phone:   (541) 346-4199
Section has additional FeesCourse Fees: $5.00
See CRN for CommentsPrereqs/Comments: Prereq: C- or better or P in BI 211.
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes

Lecture

30922 52 270 1100-1150 mwf 182 LIL Carrier M !$

Final Exam:

1015-1215 m 6/08 182 LIL
 
Associated Sections

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30923 0 30 1200-1350 w 13 KLA Carrier M a
Preston J

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30924 1 30 1400-1550 w 13 KLA Carrier M a
Simonson L

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30925 12 30 1600-1750 w 13 KLA Carrier M a
Katzen A

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30927 13 30 0800-0950 r 13 KLA Carrier M a
Sales E

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30928 0 30 1000-1150 r 13 KLA Carrier M a
Sales E

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30929 0 30 1200-1350 r 13 KLA Carrier M a
Mark B

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30930 1 30 1400-1550 r 13 KLA Carrier M a
Katzen A

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30931 17 30 1600-1750 r 13 KLA Carrier M a
Preston J

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30933 8 30 0800-0950 f 13 KLA Carrier M a
Mark B
Academic Deadlines
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March 29:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
April 5:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
April 5:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded)
April 6:   Drop this course (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 6:   Process a complete drop (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 8:   Add this course
April 8:   Last day to change to or from audit
April 12:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
April 19:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
April 26:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
May 17:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
May 17:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
This is a course designed both to prepare biology majors for future courses and to provide a solid understanding of physiology and development to students who will not continue to take biology courses.

BI 212 is about the development and physiology of plants and animals. The course focuses on those aspects of physiology that seem to be universal across the enormous range of organisms that have evolved on our planet. We cover the topics of temperature regulation and the constraints imposed by temperature on organism level adaptations, mechanisms of short and long range transport in plants and animals and the constraints that geometry and the nature of diffusion impose on body plans, plant and animal nutrition (including the biology of appetite and the remarkable complexity of soil). We study the five senses and optical illusions by way of the nervous system, and the mechanisms by which plants seem to act as though they had a brain as they respond to various features of light. We cover the topic of development, by which single celled zygotes become complex and diverse organisms with a special emphasis on the genetics of development. Throughout we investigate the roles of natural selection on the physiological features of plants and animals. The course is part of a sequence, so the prerequisite is BI 211.

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