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Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 122 - Laboratory for BI 121


Credit Hours: 1.5

A survey of major representatives of the animal kingdom emphasizing a comparative study of the systems will be covered.

Fulfills SUNY General Education -- Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • microscope, classification: Demonstrate competency in using the microscope. Design a simple classification system for specimens provided for observation;
  • protozoa, porifera and cnidaria: Identify the anatomical features of members of these groups and explain various processes such as feeding, defense, and body maintenance;
  • acoelomate and pseudocoelomate animals: Identify the anatomical features of members of the Platyhelminthes and Nematoda, and discuss the effects of parasites on the population of host animals;
  • invertebrate coelomate animals: Identify the anatomical features of members of the Annelida, Mollusca, Echinodermata, and Arthropoda Phyla. Analyze the behaviors of these living organisms in relation to their environment, and disturbances caused by captivity; and
  • chordates: Identify anatomical features of Chordata using shark, perch, mudpuppy, turtle, and pig as examples. Analyze behaviors of these living organisms in relation to their environment, and disturbances caused by captivity.


Concurrent Registration: BI 121
F/S (C, S)