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Non Majors Biology

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Collection of ancillary course materials for non-majors biology sequence. BI 101 course description: A survey course in biological science which fulfills the laboratory science requirement for non-science majors. Topics include biochemistry, cells, genetics, and evolution. BI 102 course description: A part of the general biology sequence. Topics covered include: cell physiology, taxonomy of microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, protists) fungi and plants, plant anatomy and physiology and ecology. BI 103 course description: A part of the general biology sequence. Topics covered include animal taxonomy, physiology, and behavior.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Case Study

Author: Sascha McKeon

Biology 101-103 Lab Manual

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This lab manual is designed to support classrooms without specialized lab equipment. Recommended as a supplement to the Blue Mountain Community College adaptation of OpenStax Concepts of Biology: Concepts of Biology, available at https://www.oercommons.org/courses/concepts-of-biology-2

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Sascha McKeon

Ecology resource list

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Resource list compiled for for the Ecology units of BI 213 (third quarter of the major’s biology sequence) and the full course of F 240 (Natural Resources Ecology, a second-year course for students in the Natural Resources Technology program).

Material Type: Reading

Author: Walter Shriner

Human Anatomy and Physiology course shells

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Canvas Commons course shells for A&P sequence. BI 231: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the integumentary, skeletal, cardiovascular and lymphatic systems. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies, using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models. BI 232: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the muscular and nervous systems, special senses, and the endocrine system. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies,using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models. BI 233: One of three courses within the human anatomy and physiology sequence that need not be taken in order. This course provides students with the opportunity to study the structure and function of the human body from a systematic perspective, while emphasizing homeostasis, organ system interaction, and complementarity of structure and function. Specific topics include: the respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory sessions include dissecting animal specimens, conducting physiological experiments, examining case studies, using the compound microscope, and studying anatomical models.

Material Type: Full Course

Authors: Kristen Oja, Michelle Miller

Customized OpenStax Biology

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Clackamas Community College customized the OpenStax Biology textbook and moved it into Odigia for BI 101. Catalog description: An inquiry-based laboratory course focusing on cellular biology, genetics, epigenetics, biotechnology and natural selection. Class uses student centered activities in a collaborative learning environment to enhance appreciation of the biological world.

Material Type: Textbook

Authors: Ernest "Tory" Blackwell, Lillian Mayer, openstax, Polly Schulz

BI 101 OER Syllabus and Lab Pack

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Syllabus and lab manual to accompany course using OpenStax Concepts of Biology (https://openstax.org/details/books/concepts-biology). Course description: Centers on concepts of unity of living organisms including evolution, biochemistry, cell biology (morphology and physiology), genetics and development. Lab manual begins on p. 11.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Syllabus

Author: Laurie Harrer

BI 234: Microbiology

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Syllabus for Microbiology course at Clackamas Community College. Course Description: An introductory microbiology lab course required for health science and science majors. Includes characteristics, physiology and growth requirements of microorganisms, interactions between humans and microorganisms, immunology, infection, and principles of microbial control. This course emphasizes critical thinking and analytical skills in a collaborative laboratory environment.

Material Type: Syllabus

Author: Polly Schulz