Biology 100 - Fundamentals of Biology 
Lecture and Lab Syllabus
Week
Lecture Topic
Chapters
Lab Activity
01/12
Science and Biology
Chemistry of Life
1, 2
Quantitative Biology
01/19
Molecules of Cells
3
The Scientific Method
01/26
Tour of the Cell
4
Osmosis Experiment
02/02
The Working Cell
Exam 1
5
Organic Molecules
02/09
Mitosis and Meiosis
8
Cells
02/16
Patterns of Inheritance
9
Genetics
02/23
Molecular Biology of the Gene
Gene Expression
10, 11
Human Genetics
03/01
History of Evolutionary Thought
Exam 2
13
DNA Drama
03/08
Spring Recess
03/15
How Populations Evolve
13
Mechanisms of Evolution
03/22
Origin of Species
14
Animal Diversity
03/29
Tracing the History of Life
15, 16
Evolution and Systematics
04/05
Population Ecology
Exam 3
35
Modes of Evolution
04/12
Community Ecology
36
Predator/Prey Model
04/19
Humans and the Environment
Baldicer
04/26
Reflections
04/29
Final Exam (8:00 a.m.)