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 9/10/14)
Quiz 2 will be on Monday, 9/15 at 1:30.  It will cover evolution, speciation, and the mollusk body plan.
For lecture on Monday, 9/15, we will be starting a unit on genetics.  Review the assigned pages in your textbook and refer to the lecture handout to review the principles of Mendelian genetics.  Practice doing genetics problems on the back of the lecture handout and in the textbook.
For lab on Wednesday 9/17, complete Lab Exercise 6A (Meiosis Review) before lab. We will do Exercise 6B in lab.

Documents
Biology 240 Syllabus - Fall 2014
Zoology Labs

Lecture Outlines - Unit 2
 08 Genetics
                              Unit 1
  01 Intro 
  02 Animal Origins 
  03 Body Plans 1 
  04-5 Evolution 
  06-Speciation 

 Lecture Outlines Folder
  
Reading Assignments
  Ensatina Speciation 
  Bartholomew's Axioms 
  Cambrian Article 
    
 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)