Fall 2016 not offered
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
The course begins with an overview of plant evolutionary history, then covers the basic structure and function of the plant body, the plant life cycle in nature, including interactions with animals, and ecological diversity of plants in contrasting habitats. Special events include a field trip to the Smith College Botanic Garden, a hands-on day for working with living specimens, and a special guest lecture by a local plant biologist.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CES)(ENVS)
Evert and Eichorn, RAVEN BIOLOGY OF PLANTS, 8th ed. (2013)
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm exam (1/3) Two person project (1/3) Final exam (1/3)
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students not meeting the pre-req should contact the instructor directly.