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Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1

Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1
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 nonscience 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: 8583116 Email: 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/biol154 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/biol154/ 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 foronemakeup 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. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 19 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 2 2 Where does human digestion process start A In the mouth B In the intestines C In the stomach Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 20 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 3 3 Which birds do NOT live in Minot on winter A Crows B Hummingbirds C Sparrows Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 21 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 4 4 Home country of watermelon: A Central America B Canada C South Africa Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 22 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 5 5 Why do insectivorous plants eat insects A To obtain the lacking mineral resources B To get an addition to their common “menu” C To get rid of herbivores Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 23 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 6 6 Which insects have no queen A Bumblebees B Ants C Cockroaches Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 24 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 7 7 Oak tree is pollinated by: A Wind B Bees C Flies Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 25 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 8 8 Spider has: A 6 legs B 8 legs C 4 legs Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 26 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 9 9 Apple flower has: A 5 petals B 4 petals C 3 petals Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 27 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 10 10 Frightened man has: A Bigger pupils B Smaller pupils C Normal pupils Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 28 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 11 11 Polar bears are not eating penguins because: A Penguins run very fast B They cannot meet C Penguins are poisonous for bears Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 29 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 12 12 How many toes are on each of cat’s hind legs A 5 B 4 C 3 Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 30 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 13 13 Pineapple is a: A Tree B Shrub C Herb Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 31 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 14 14 If somebody has an artery cut on the arm or leg, it is recommended: A Put a tight bandage below the cut B Put a tight bandage above the cut C Do nothing Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 32 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 15 15 Which of the following is the most precise statement A We are breathing to support our life B We are breathing to obtain the energy from food C We are breathing to have enough strength for food consuming Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 33 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 16 16 Which tree is better to plant in Minot house backyard: A Sycamore B Ash C Yew Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 34 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 17 17 Moles eat: A Worms B Roots C Frogs Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 35 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 18 18 Which fish gives birth to the fully developed offspring A Sturgeon B Shark C Flounder Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 36 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 19 19 Which human organ lives longer A Heart B Lungs C Brains Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 37 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Question 20 20 Which plant normally has a longer root A Spruce B Chokecherry C Blueberry Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 38 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions The key 1B; 2A; 3B; 4C; 5A; 6C; 7A; 8B; 9A; 10A; 11B; 12B; 13C; 14B; 15B; 16B; 17A; 18B; 19A; 20B Please calculate a sum (every right answer = 1 virtual point) Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 39 / 42Why are plants important Intro test Multiple choice questions Final question (1 point) Label your answer with your second name and also yourclassID: any three digits in any combination, from 111 to 999. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 40 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Final question (1 point) Why are plants important Label your answer with your second name and also yourclassID: any three digits in any combination, from 111 to 999. Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 40 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions Summary BIOL 154: download the syllabus from the Web site (http://ashipunov.info/shipunov/school/biol154/) Plant is not an animal Plants are extremely important, highly diverse and deserve a scientific study Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 41 / 42Intro test Multiple choice questions For Further Reading A. Shipunov. IntroductiontoBotany Electronic resource. 2016. Mode of access: http://ashipunov.info/shipunov/school/biol154 Shipunov (MSU) Introduction to Botany. Lecture 1 August 23, 2017 42 / 42
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