BIOL 221
Concepts of Botany
(Spring 2017)

Welcome to the course website for the Spring 2016 offering of Concepts of Botany. Below you will find materials in support of the lecture and lab. These will be posted periodically on an as-need basis.

Syllabi: lecture, lab

Guide to reading scientific articles in BIOL 221

Final Course Scores (all exam and lab totals, sorted by last 4 digits of MU number)

 

Lecture Exam 1 Support

Sample Exam Questions from Years Past, Exam 1 Scores

Topic 01 - Introduction (PowerPoint)
Supplemental reading: Banack et al. 2006. Neurotoxic flying foxes as dietary items for the Chamorro people, Marianas Islands. Neurology 106: 97-104.

Topic 02 - The Primary Plant Body

Topic 03 - The Secondary Plant Body

Special Topic A: The Coconut Palm (see also display in Roddy-Caputo Stairwell)

Special Topic B: Plant Ecologist Resarch Seminars

 

Lecture Exam 2 Support

Sample Exam Questions from Years Past, Exam 2 Scores

Topic 04 - Plant Modifications

Topic 05 - Photosynthesis

Topic 06 - Water

Topic 07 - Hormones & Tropisms

Topic 08 - Ethnobotany of Secondary Metabolism (PwrPoint)

Special Topic C: Aloe (see also display in Roddy-Caputo Stairwell)

 

Lecture Exam 3 Support

Sample Exam Questions from Years Past, Final Course Scores (all exam and lab totals, sorted by last 4 digits of MU number)

Topic 09 - Introduction to the Plant Kingdom

Topic 10 - Gymnosperms

Topic 11 - Angiosperms

Topic 12 - Bryophytes & Pteridophytes

Topic 13 - Introduction to the Algae

Special Topic D: Bananas (supporting materials at ProMusa.org)