|1.||Review the mechanisms of inheritance, recombination and mutation;|
|2.||Examine the structure of DNA, its replication and the molecular basis of gene action;|
|3.||Investigate the nature of genetic variation in populations, natural selection, microevolution, reproductive isolation and speciation;|
|4.||Discuss the basic structure and mechanisms of action of viruses and bacteria;|
|5.||Apply the concept of diversity of organisms to their relationship to each other and the environment;|
|6.||Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of scientific communication and critical analysis.|
|Exercise||Guided Inquiry Worksheets (250 words)||10%|
|Report||Annotated Bibliography Report (750 words)||10%|
|Test||Two (2) Tests (25% each, 30 minutes each)||50%|
|Presentation||Poster Team Presentation (1000 words)||30%|
Campbell essential biology 6th ed.
Simon, E. J., Dickey, J., Hogan, K. A., Reece, J. B., & Campbell, N. A. (2016)
New York: Pearson Education, Inc.,
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