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General Biology I


Welcome to General Biology I for the Spring 2011 semester.  My name is Professor Thomas.  I will use this web site to post information pertinent to the course.  If you have any questions that you would like to ask about any topic, please see me before and after lecture, or in my office.   Have a great semester.

I.       Course Policies   

II.      Course Schedule

III.     Full Course Description

IV.     We are using a Cengage internet program to deliver on-line quizzes for each chapter. Once you have registered for the site using the number which accompanies your text book (, you will need the course/section key number listed below to access my specific course.

The course key number is:   E-2HTJPKGFH6XKB

          You may copy and paste this course key number into the Cengage form when completing the registration process.  The registration number for the Cengage program is found on the inside jacket of your textbook.  If you purchased a used textbook, the access number may be purchased from the bookstore or online at

V.  Supplemental Instruction

VI.     Power points:

          Living systems                                            Cell Respiration                               

          Properties of Water                                      Darwinian Evolution                                 

          Plant Reproduction                                      Carbon Chemistry

          Simple Chemistry                                        Angiosperm Reproduction

          Organic Molecules                                      Cell Membrane

          An Introduction to Metabolism                      Cellular Organelles

          Plant Tissues                                              Leaves and other organs

          Photosynthesis                                           Meiosis

VII.   Chapter Vocabulary Lists

          Chapter 1                       Chapter 32

          Chapter 2                       Chapters 33, 34, 35

          Chapter 3                       Chapter 9

          Chapter 4                       Chapter 10

          Chapter 5                       Chapter 8

          Chapter 7                       Chapter 27 & 28