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Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 Alexey Shipunov Minot State University August 23, 2017 Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 1 / 42Outline 1 Course in general Description Grading 2 Intro test Multiple choice questions Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 2 / 42Outline 1 Course in general Description Grading 2 Intro test Multiple choice questions Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 2 / 42Course in general Description Course in general Description Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 3 / 42Course in general Description Course This course is based on seven central concepts: A Photosynthesis B Symbiogenesis C Life cycle D Tissues E Living skyscrapers: plant organs F Trees and seeds G Flowering plants (gymnosperms version 2.0) Remember: plants are not animals Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 4 / 42Course in general Description Note: Introduction to Botany is atopicclass intended to Biology and Science majors. Chemistry is not a formal prerequisite but will be required, as well as a basic knowledge of math and physics. For non-science majors, I highly recommend Biol 111 instead. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 5 / 42Course in general Description Instructor Dr. Alexey Shipunov Office: Moore 229 Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 am to 12 am Phone: 858-3116 E-mail: alexey.shipunovminotstateu.edu Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 6 / 42Course in general Description Lectures Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 am to 10:50 am, Moore 16 Laboratories Mondays, Moore 210, 3 pm to 4:50 pm Laboratories will start next week Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 7 / 42Course in general Description Web site http://ashipunov.info/shipunov/school/biol_154 Please check it regularly. There will be much more material due course. As a rule, slides of every lecture will be available after this lecture. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 8 / 42Course in general Description Textbook Shipunov, Alexey. Introduction to Botany. URL: http://ashipunov.info/ shipunov/school/biol_154/ Textbook is updating constantly Download it frequently Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 9 / 42Course in general Grading Course in general Grading Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 10 / 42Course in general Grading Exams Fourequalexams are given There is a possibility foronemake-up exam Two failed exams mean the failed class Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 11 / 42Course in general Grading Preparation to exams Download go through all lecture slides / study guide Clarify remaining questions with textbook Use external sources (like Wikipedia) to explore the rest Try not only memorize this stuff, but also understand how things work Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 12 / 42Course in general Grading Labs This is alaboratorycourse, meaning thatreceivingzeropoints formorethanonelaboratoryresultsinafailedcourse. Grading of laboratories is based on reports and/or drawings. Written reports and/or drawings are prepared and finished during laboratory sessions and passed to me right after the particular laboratory session. While some plants are still available, we will study outdoor. As a result,labswillnotexactlycorrespondwithlectures: our lab sequence is independent. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 13 / 42Course in general Grading Absence There are five legitimate reasons for absence from exams or labs: A emergency situations, B attested medical conditions C military duty, D participation in MSU sports events, E dependent sick leave. Absence from exams or laboratories must be announced to the instructor in advance. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 14 / 42Course in general Grading Lectures and final questions (quizes) I strongly recommend attending lectures regularly. Lecture contents will supersede the textbook. Make notes based on my explanations and board drawings, do not copy slides At the end of every lecture I will give one short test question to answer. Typically, that question will give you from 1 to 3 points. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 15 / 42Course in general Grading Points A total of 640 points can be earned and are distributed as follows: Lecture tests : 60 points (1–3 points per question) Exams : 400 points Laboratories : 180 points (15 points per lab) Grading points may vary between exams, tests, and labs. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 16 / 42Course in general Grading Letter grades A 90% B 80% C 70% D 60% F 60% A minimum of one letter grade will be deducted from the grade for academic dishonesty / plagiarism. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 17 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Intro test Multiple choice questions Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 18 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 1 1 Why do deciduous plants drop their leaves? A To prevent freezing B To prevent drying C To get rid of poisonous chemicals Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. 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