Biology 252-02 -- Organisms, Evolution, and Ecology

Spring 2008 -- Prof. J. Brown

Biology Department, Grinnell College


Course information

Syllabus

Weekly Assignment Sheets (with Focus Questions)

Woodland flower study guide (pdf)

Summary of CERA Carbon dynamics experiment (.ppt)


Class readings available online:
Powerpoint presentations


Old Quizzes:


Problem Sets/Self-tests:

  1. Allometry problem set Week 1
  2. Interpreting evolutionary trees
  3. Analysis of variance Week 3
Lab Handouts

Anuran Locomotion  -- Here are the data the class generated in 2004


Useful Links

Investigations -- A manual for Biology and Chemistry classes at Grinnell

Website for Molles' Ecology textbook  -- online quizzes etc.

Charles Darwin's writings available on-line

Todd Jackman's Caribbean Anole page


Links about prairie plants:

http://plants.usda.gov/ excellent data base with lots of information and pictures on each plant

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/components/3238b.html  table of prairie plant characteristics

http://www.mobot.org  Missouri  Botanical Garden

http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/praireplants  information about prairies plants

http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/~kenr/tallgrass.html

 http://www.prairefrontier.com/pages/
 seed company, has nice pictures and general info



Cambridge Scientific Abstracts -- the first choice for Biology literature searches

Kevin Engel's Information Strategery Guide for Biology

Conard Environmental Research Area -- Grinnell's Biology Field Station

The Tree of Life Web Project -- organizing life's diversity phylogenetically

Warren Abrahamson's Solidago-Eurosta gall pages

Author:  Jackie Brown
Last edit:  21 Jan 2008
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