Dan Clemens

BIOL 240 General Zoology

Welcome to the Zoology class web page.
Documents and other resources provided through this web site are intended for use by NVC students enrolled in Biology 240.

Announcements (updated 10/22/14)
Student Presentation Information
The following links provide information, instructions, and a list of possible topics for the student presentation assignment (note that some topics are already taken).
 
Presentation Instructions 
  Possible Presentation Topics - updated 10/22

Midterm Exam 2 will be on Monday, 11/3
Lab Exam 3 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, 11/5
  Revised Schedule - updated 10/22/14

  Grade Progress Report - updated 10/20

Documents
Biology 240 Syllabus - updated 10/1/14
Zoology Labs

Lecture Outlines -  Unit 2
 11-Development 1
 12-Development 2
 14-Tissues
 15-Thermoregulation and Energetics
 16a-Musculoskeletal System
 16b-Muscle
 
 Lecture Outlines Folder
  
Reading Assignments
  Ensatina Speciation 
  Bartholomew's Axioms 
      
 Lab Resources
  Zoology Slide Library
  Histology Slide Library
  Anatomical Models

General Zoology Student Learning Outcomes
1. Characterize the major animal phyla and compare their basic anatomy.
2. Outline the fundamental principles of Darwinian evolutionary theory.
3. Relate structure to function in the vertebrate organ systems.

class walking at bodega head

 

Dr. Clemens's dog

 Zoology Links

Tree of Life
Discover Life web site
Understanding Evolution
UC Berkeley
Frog Development Stages
Xenbase
Salamander Locomotion
animation

Other Links

Live Octopus Babies
from Bodega Marine Lab
Citation and Reference Format for Scientific Papers (from Allen 2000, Keene State College)