Biology 110 - An Introduction to Biology

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Asterina miniata, the bat star, a member of the Phylum Echinodermata, is often observed along the California coast in rocky intertidal areas.

Blue Oaks, Quercus douglasii, grow in drier aresa of Sonoma County and other dry areas in the western U.S.

Lichens are associations between fungi and algae; they are sensitive to air pollution, so if you find the lichen diversity high, the air quality is good.

Beautiful Bush Lupine. Flowering plants are the most successful division of the Kingdom Plantae, with almost 250, 000 species, far more than any other group in the plant kingdom.

All images © Copyright Marilyn Cannon 1997-2003

Our textbook for Biology 110 is available in the SSU bookstore:

Biology: Concepts and Applications by Starr (2003), fifth edition, Wadsworth Publishing Co., NY.

Course Schedule for Biology 110, Fall 2003 (Mon., Wed., & Fri. 8:00 - 8:50 a.m.)

Here are some suggestions, which I call Rules for Success in Biology. I sincerely hope you benefit from them!


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Please Note:No late examinations or quizzes will be given without a written medical excuse or prior arrangements with the instructor.

Students who wish to be graded in a non-traditional mode (CR/NC, credit/ no credit) must file a " change of program" form indicating that grading choice at the Office of Admissions and Records. CR will be assigned for an earned grade of C- (70%) or better.

 Marilyn Cannon, Nov. 21, 2003