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Lab 1 (Jan 21) - Scientific Method, Metric System
Laboratory Information - READ THIS!! Print for notebook.
Handout - Print & read before lab!
Handout - This one too!
Lab 1 Intro
Assignment : Visionlearning - The Metric System. Read & take quiz Extra Credit!
Assignment : Visionlearning - Unit Conversion. Read & take quiz Extra Credit!
Lab 2 (Jan 28) - Darwinian Snails (SimUText)
Lab 3 (Feb 4) - Natural Selection
Lab 5 & 6 (Feb 18 & 25) - Estimation of population size in snails
Lab 7 (March 3) - Isle Royale (SimUText)
Lab 8 (March 10) - Succession in Sand Dunes
Drive south on Hwy 1. Exit Reservation road. Turn right. Park in the lot at the end of the road. We will meet there.
Lab 10 (March 24) - Investigation of Owl Pellets
March 31 - SPRING BREAK!
Lab 11 (April 7 ) - Biodiversity Lab
Lab 12 (April 14) - Forest of Nisene Marks
Drive north on Hwy 1. In Aptos, use the State Park Drive exit from Hwy 1. Go east on State Park Drive to Soquel Drive. Turn right on Soquel Drive. Go 1 mile to Aptos Creek Road. Turn left on Aptos Creek Road (Aptos Center) into the park (a couple of miles). Park in the first parking area near the park entrance - there is an info/parking kiosk there - usually no one there.
Map to Park
Lab 14 & 15 (April 28 & May 5) - Community Structure in Birds
If you are having trouble with the link for statistics within the document, try this one!
Elkhorn Slough Field Trip - Directions: Travel north on Rt 1. Pass the smoke stacks in Moss Landing, go over bridge (this is the mouth of the slough). You will pass a kayak rental place on left. Turn left onto Jetty Road - Moss Landing State Beach. Park along side of road near entrance. We will watch birds near the bridge just after you turn onto Jetty. We will meet at 11:30. Dress warmly and wear appropriate shoes - it may be a bit muddy. Bring the handout.
Lab 17 (May 19) - An Inconvenient Truth
Click on a chapter to view the PowerPoint presentation used in class. PowerPoint Viewer
: Visionlearning - The Process of Science Read and take quiz
Assignment : Visionlearning - Using Graphs and Visual Data in Science. Read and take quiz
Week 3 (Feb 2)
Population Genetics and Natural Selection
Experimenting with Snails (SimUText)
Week 4 (Feb 9)
Week 6 (Feb 23)
Understanding Population Growth Models (SimUText)
Week 7 (March 1)
Week 8 (March 8)
Week 9 (March 15)
Niche Wars (SimUText)
Week 10 (March 22)
Case Study: Search for the Missing Sea Otters
Week 11 (April 5)
Case Study: Threats to Biodiversity
Week 14 (April 26)
Week 15 (May 3)
Week 16 (May 10)
Case Study: Global Climate Change
Week 17 (May 17)
(Thursday, May 26, 11:30 - 2:30)
Final Exam Review