Lecture Schedule

Read the material online by clicking on the topic and assess your understanding with the corresponding games and quizzes.

For each lecture/week:

  • you can find a Powerpoint slide presentation. To print slides as handouts, select 4 or 6 slides /page, black & white and double-sided, in the printer settings.
  • The learning outcomes/review sheets can be found by clicking on the lecture main title
  • PDFs of the textbook, separated for weekly readings and printing are available here (courtesy of Prof. M. Gotesman).
Week 1

 

Game 1a
Game 1b 

Classification of Living Organisms

Sections 18.1 20.1 20.2 (also see 1.2,  47.1 & 47.2)
Week 2

 

 

 Game 2a
Game 2b

Viruses, Bacteria & Archaea

Chap. 21 & 22
Week 3

 

Game 3

The Protists

Chap. 23
Week 4

 

Game 4
EXAM 1 (Classification, Viruses, Bacteria & Archaea and Protists)

The Fungi

Chap. 24
Week 5

 

Game 5

Evolution and Diversity of Plants – Seedless Plants

Chap. 25
Week 6

 

Game 6

Seed Plants

Chap. 26 & 30
+Sections 31.3 32.1 32.2
Week 7

 

Game 7a

Game 7b
EXAM 2 (The Fungi and Plants: Evolution, Diversity and Reproduction)

The Kingdom Animalia: Introduction to Animal Diversity

Sections 27.1, 27.2, 27.3

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Chap. 28

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Section 29.1

Week 8

 

The Human Body 101

Homeostasis

Game 8

Animal Organization

Chap. 33
Week 9

 

The Human Circulatory System

Game 9

Circulation

Chap. 40
Week 10

 

Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained

Game 10

Immunity

Chap. 42
   Week 11

 

Game 11
EXAM 3 (Kingdom Animalia and Animal Organization & Homeostasis, Circulation, Lymphatic System)

Digestion and Nutrition

Chap. 34
Week 12

 

Game 12

Respiration

Chap. 39
Week 13

 

Game 13

Body Fluid Regulation and Excretion

Chap. 41
Week 14

 

Game 14

Nervous System

Chap. 35
Week 15

Game 15

Reproduction

Chap. 43

 

EXAM 4 – FINAL (Digestion -Nutrition, Respiration, Excretion, Nervous System & Reproduction)

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