Bio 301M Spring 2009
MWF 9-10am in PAR 201

Prof:  Dr. Stuart Reichler TA: Julia Kays

Office:  Bio 6 Bio 6

Phone: 471-1074
Office hours:  Anytime,
just contact me for an appointment
Th 9-10am, F 10-11am, or by appt.

Bio 301M Syllabus (pdf)

Exams (bring cheat sheet)
Review Session
No Discussions
Exam 1 F 2/13
Exam 2 F 3/6 TBA 3/9-11
Exam 3 W 4/8 TBA
Exam 4 W 5/6 TBA
Final Exam May 19, 9am-noon

In addition to the exams, you can earn extra credit that will be added to your final course grade.  This semester there are 2 paths for earning extra credit.  One is to complete 2 different assignments, the first is posted below.  The other is to complete a semester long project in which you will design and carry out a simple experiment, also posted below.  If you have any questions, please ask.

Bonus #1 was due in class on Feb. 27

Bonus #2 is due in class W April 22

Alternate Bonus Experiment (as pdf)

Information presented in class:

Strong Inference:  The Article

    The Rules of Strong Inference

Presentations and scientific articles used in class; plus future class info

Keys to this semester's exams:
Exam 1

Exam 2

Exam 3

Exam 4

Improving your exam scores means realizing what you are doing well versus what you are doing less well and focusing on changing your study habits to be able to correct the errors that you are making.  This Exam Error Review Sheet (as MS Word - as PDF) can help you identify areas for improvement.

Supplemental information and test preparation material:

Old Exams:

Exam #1, Exam #2, Exam #3

Page last updated on 8 May 2009