Western University BiologyWestern Science

Summer Offerings

Intersession: May 12 - June 20, 2014

2290A: Scientific Method in Biology

  • Description
    A laboratory couse designed to promote understanding of the scientific method by acquainting students with selected technical and conceptual tools that will enable them to generate,analyze and communicate data from experimental investigations of their own design in the areas of cell biology, population biology and genetics. 
    Instructor(s)

    R. Dean, I. Krajnyk, R. Zabulionis, T. Gray

    Hours
    6 laboratory hours. 0.5 course.
    Prerequisites:
    Notes

    A minimum mark of 60% in either Biology 1001A or 1201A and a minimum mark of 60% in either Biology 1002B or 1202B, or a minimum mark of 60% in eiher the former 1222 or 1223.

    Note:  Mandatory course in most modules offered by the Department of Biology.

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Summer Day: July 7 - August 15, 2014

1001A: Biology for Science I

  • Description
    The principles of biology taught using an integrative, question-based approach. Topics include inheritance, evolution and ecology. This course is intended for students registered in the Faculty of Science.
    Instructor(s)
    J. Waugh
    Hours

    3 weeks. Blended Course. All lectures will be online.  Labs held on campus in person. This course is not appropriate to fill the breadth requirement.

    Labs: Tuesday, Thursday: 2:00-5:00 p.m. NCB 310

    Tutorials: Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 p.m. NCB 320

    Prerequisites ;
    Notes

    Grade 12U (SB14U) Biology or Grade 11U (SB13UA) Biology and permission of the Department. A minimum mark of 80% in Grade 12 U Biology (SB14U) is recommended for students registered in a faculty other than the Faculty of Science.

    NOTE: The combination of Biology 1001A and 1002B (with appropriate marks) are the prerequisites for senior Biology courses and admission to modules offered by th Department of Biology and the Basic Medical Science Departments.

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1002B: Biology for Science II

  • Description
    The principles of biology taught using an integrative, question-based approach. This course is primarily intended for students enrolled in the Faculty of Science. Topics include enzyme structure/function, membrane structure/function, bioenergetics, photosynthesis, respiration, molecular genetics.
    Instructor(s)
    N. Sharan

    Hours

    3 weeks. Blended Course. All lectures will be online. Labs held on campus in person. This course is not appropriate to fill the breadth requirement.

    Labs: Tuesday, Thursday 2:00-5:00 p.m. NCB 310

    Tutorials: Wednesday, 2:00-4:00 pm. NCB 320
    Prerequisites ;
    Notes

    Grade 12U (SB14U) Biology or Grade 11U (SB13UA) Biology and permission of the Department. A minimum mark of 80% in Grade 12U Biology (SB14U) is recommended for students registered in a faculty other than the Faculty of Science.

    Note: The combination of Biology 1001A and 1002B (with appropriate marks) are the prerequisites for senior Biology courses and admission to modules offered by th Department of Biology and the Basic Medical Science Departments.

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