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 9/29/14)
Lab Exam 2 is on Monday, 10/6 at 2:00 p.m.

Field Trip to Bodega Bay is on Wednesday 10/8. We will meet at Spud Point Marina at 12:45.  Bring a lunch and check the coastal weather forecast.  Also bring your Lab 11 Field Trip assignment from your lab notebook and a portable notebook or clipboard.
Driving Directions to Spud Point Marina

Documents
Biology 240 Syllabus - Fall 2014
Zoology Labs

Lecture Outlines -  Unit 1
  01 Intro 
  02 Animal Origins 
  03 Body Plans 1 
  04-5 Evolution 
  06-Speciation 
  08-9 Genetics
  10 Population Genetics

 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)