Biology 1063—Biological Sciences

(ACTS BIOL 1004, when combined with BIOL 1071))

School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences


How to get a good grade in a biology class.

Textbook Site.--Registration required.

Exam Grades.

On-line Biological Dictionary.--Not provided by the textbook publisher, so the definitions may not match exactly.

Bio Coach Biology Animations.--Includes help on respiration, photosynthesis, mitosis, meiosis, transcription and translation.

Powerpoint Lectures.--A professor at Victor Valley College in Victorville, California, who uses our same text puts some of his lectures on-line.  Not exactly the same as the lectures for this class, but some students have found them helpful!

Lecture Outlines--These are only outlines, and are not intended to replace the detailed notes you should take in class.

Chapter 1--Introduction and Review.

        Defintions for Chapter 1.

Chapter 2--Essential Chemistry for Biology.

        Definitions for Chapter 2.

        Information about Chemistry of Water

Chapter 3--The Molecules of Life.

        Definitions for Chapter 3.

Chapter 4--Cell Structure and Function.

        Definitions for Chapter 4.

Chapter 5--The Working Cell.

        Definitions for Chapter 5.

Chapter 6--Cellular Respiration.

        Definitions for Chapter 6.

        Summary of Aerobic Respiration.

Chapter 7--Photosynthesis.

        Definitions for Chapter 7.

        Summary of Photosynthesis.

Chapter 8--Mitosis and Meiosis.

        Definitions for Chapter 8.

        You Tube Animation of Cell Cycle.

Chapter 9--Patterns of Inheritance.

        Definitions for Chapter 9.

Chapter 10--DNA Structure and Function.

        Definitions for Chapter 10.

        Animation of Transcription.

        Animation of Translation.

Chapter 13--How Populations Evolve

Chapter 14--How Biological Diversity Evolves.

Chapter 15--Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life.

Chapters 16 and 17--Fungi, Plants, and Animals.

Chapters 18 and 19--Ecology.

Chapter 20--Human Impact on the Environment.


Interesting Links:

Why do leaves change color?

Genetics information.