Bio 100: Introduction to Scientific Analysis
Lecture: Fri 8:00-8:50 am (other instructors teach other sections)
Activity: Thurs 9:00-10:50 am, 11-12:50, 100-2:50 (other instructors teach other sections)
Lab: no lab
Prerequisite: Bio 1, Bio 2, Stat 1 (or instructor permission)
Scheduling: Every semester, next offered Spring 2015
Syllabus: WordPerfect document PDF Word html updated for Spring 2015
BIO 100. Introduction to Scientific Analysis. The following concepts are addressed in this course: Anatomy of scientific literature, reading and writing scientific papers, proper citation formats, basic interpretation of tables and figures, graphical analysis, basic statistical analysis, experimental design to effectively test a hypothesis, effective presentation of an experiment. Lecture one hour. Activity two hours.
Prerequisite: BIO 1, BIO 2, and STAT 1.
Text: Ambrose, H.W. III, K.P. Ambrose, D.J. Emlen, and K.L. Bright (2007) A Handbook of Biological Investigation. Seventh Edition. Hunter Textbooks, Winston-Salem, North Carolina ISBN: 0-88725-331-8. REQUIRED
Handout, updated for Spring 2015
Sample term paper proposal
Video Tutorial (these are large files and take awhile to load)
Sample Output Basic Spreadsheet in Excel wpd pdf Excel spreadsheet Graphing Using Excel wpd pdf Excel spreadsheet