Deborah Bird

Making the Biological Connections

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Biology 100

Biology 105

Biology 109

Biology 115

Biology 127

Biology 156


Biology 100: Biology Concepts

Basic principles and concepts of biology. Includes methods of scientific inquiry, cell structure and chemistry, metabolism, reproduction, genetics, molecular biology evolution, and ecology and current issues in biology.

 

Web-based Course Materials

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Traditional (non-web) Course Materials

Syllabus

Assignments (password required)

Lab Schedule

Units (password required)

 


Biology 105: Environmental Biology

Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Includes ecosystem structure and function, population dynamics, and human impacts on air, water, land, and biodiversity.

Syllabus

Making the Biological Connections


Biology 109: Natural History of the Southwest

Study of the common plants and animals of the Southwest. Includes their identification, adaptation, behavior and ecology. Also includes physical geography and geological principles of the region.

Syllabus


Biology 115: Wildlife of North America

Read - Important

Introduction to the mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and selected invertebrates of North America. Includes habitats, wildlife interrelationships, population dynamics, and discussion of national, state, and private wildlife agencies. Also includes a laboratory emphasis on native Arizona species.

 

Web Enhanced Course

Traditional Course

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Modules

Laboratory Work

Syllabus

Modules

Laboratory Work

Assignments

Field Trips

Environmental Heroes

Assignments

Field Trips

Environmental Heroes

First Lab Session

 

 

First Lab Session

 

 

 

 


Biology 127: Human Nutrition and Biology

Principles of nutrition presented in the context of human biology. Includes chemistry, digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients. Also includes biological and nutritional perspectives on various health issues such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

Course Syllabus

Tutorials for Test 1

The Science of Nutrition

Basic Statistics for Nutition - Part 1

The Cell

BIO-MOLECULES

Digestion and Absorption

 


Biology 156: Human Biology

Introductory Biology for Allied Health Introduction to biology for the health professions. Includes principles of science, scientific measurement and laboratory techniques, chemistry of life, cell anatomy and physiology, cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritances and human tissues.

Syllabus for CRN 10359
Syllabus for CRN 11542


 

Biology 100

Biology 105

Biology 109

Biology 115

Biology 127

Biology 156

 


Email: deborahbirdus@yahoo.com

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