This two-semester course acquaints students with the basic properties of living systems: metabolism, growth, responsiveness and reproduction at the cellular and organism levels as illustrated by assorted plants and animals. Two terms required.
Special Instructions and Information:
for lecture: Campbell Biology 9th Edition with Mastering Biology, by Reece, Urry, Cain, Wasserman, Minorsky and Jackson. Benjamin Cummings, 2010 hardcover: ISBN 9780321558145 or e-text with Mastering Biology: ISBN 9780321686503
You can get either the hardcover book with Mastering Biology, or the e-text with Mastering Biology, or the custom edition for BMCC with Mastering Biology (loose-leaf, ring-bound; available in the BMCC bookstore).
For lab: Laboratory Manual for Biology I, by Jayant, Meyers, Geddis and Priano Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company 2011 ISBN 9870757594984 (available in the BMCC bookstore) BIO-210 015 is a partially online course.
The laboratories are face-to-face, and are held on Wednesday from 5pm to 7:45pm in N674. Attendance and participation in the laboratories are required, as well as participation in the online activities and homework.