Biology 1

(Fundamental Biological Concepts)

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This page contains a complete list of lecture topics for the semester. To obtain a lecture outline for a topic, click on it. Each outline is a Microsoft Word document that you should save to your computer. For success in this course, I highly recommend that you print out the lecture outlines, bring them to class, and take notes on them during lecture.

 

Lecture topics:

Introduction to Biology (chapter 1)

Chemistry (chapter 2)

Water (chapter 3)  

Organic Chemistry (chapters 4 and 5)

Carbohydrates (chapter 5)

Lipids (chapter 5)

Proteins (chapter 5, 7, and 8)

Nucleic acids (chapters 5 and 16)

Cells and Membranes (chapters 6, 7, and 17)

Energy and Metabolism (chapters 7, 8, and 9)         

Photosynthesis (chapter 10)

Respiration (chapter 9)

Signal transduction (chapter 11) 

Chromsomes (chapters 12-16)                          

Mitosis (chapters 12 and 16)         

Meiosis (chapter 13) 

Genetics (chapters 14 and 15)        

Eukaryotic genes (chapter 17)                                   

Genomes (chapters 18 and 21)               

Bacteria and viruses (chapters 19, 26, and 27)   

DNA technology (chapter 20)                                       

Evolution (chapters 22-26)