This class will cover a varity of topics in the life science field.
For class students will need to take daily notes. A notebook will be required. This daily information contains all the needed material to pass all tests, quizzes and help with homework.This notebook will also be graded at the end of each quarter.
This class is broken into two parts: First semester is a comprehensive study of freshwater systems.The class focuses on lake formations,water chemistry,aquatic insects,plants and in general how water is a vital necessity to life.We will experence two field trips whereupon we will collect data and specimens on the system. Upon bringing back this information, we will then construct a report on the ecology of the study area.
Second semester will be be a study of Mammology centered around mammals of Montana. Detailed lectures will also cover wolf and bear ecology.Time remaining will be spent on birds of prey in Montana.
The first quarter will cover plant ecology. Topics include the different photosynthetic processes seen by plants located in different geographic areas.Two field trips will take place whereupon collection of local plants will be sampled and brought back for identification.
Second quarter will cover indepth topics related to Genetics.
Second Semester is dedicated to Human Anatomy.
Lecture and identification of human tissues will be studied along with a very comprehensive look into bones and muscles.