Windward Community College

Biology 200 Coral Reefs

Tentative Schedule of Lecture Topics Spring 2010

DATE DAY TOPIC TEXT PAGES*
12-Jan T Course Introduction and Orientation  
14-Jan R Science as a Way of Knowing  
19-Jan T Science as a Way of Knowing  
21-Jan R The Characteristics of Living Things 1-2, 6 & 10-11
26-Jan T The Characteristics of Living Things 1-2, 6 & 10-11
28-Jan R The Classification of Living Things 3
2-Feb T Characteristics of Phylum Cnidaria and Cnidarian Diversity 8-28, 61-72
4-Feb R The Anatomy and Morphology of Scleractinian Corals 34, 39-41 & 113
9-Feb T Identification of Hawaiian Corals and their Near Relatives 42-60
11-Feb R Heterotrophic Nutrition in Coral 12-15, 28, 35, 72 & 76
16-Feb T Endosymbiosis with Zooxanthellae 29-33 & 202
18-Feb R Reproduction of Scleractinian Corals 61-72, 78-90 & 142
23-Feb T Reproduction of Scleractinian Corals 61-72, 78-90 & 142
25-Feb R Basic Ecological Principles 1-2, 75 & 105
2-Mar T Basic Ecological Principles 1-2, 75 & 105
4-Mar R Environmental Factors Influencing Corals 40, 113, 128-129, 178-179 & 201-202
9-Mar T Environmental Factors Influencing Corals 40, 113, 128-129, 178-179 & 201-202
11-Mar R Coral Reef Ecology 43, 51 68-69, 94-103, 105-120, 135-151, 164-165 & 176-177
16-Mar T Coral Reef Ecology 43, 51 68-69, 94-103, 105-120, 135-151, 164-165 & 176-177
18-Mar R Coral Disease 178, 185-187 & 206
23-Mar T SPRING BREAK  
25-Mar R SPRING BREAK  
30-Mar T Coral Reef Formation and Geomorphology 4-5, 37-38, 122-127, 130-135, 138-141, 161-162, & 172-175
1-Apr R Coral Reef Formation and Geomorphology 4-5, 37-38, 122-127, 130-135, 138-141, 161-162, & 172-175
6-Apr T Coral Reef Formation and Geomorphology 4-5, 37-38, 122-127, 130-135, 138-141, 161-162, & 172-175
8-Apr R Fish Biology 146-155, 159
13-Apr T Fish Biology 146-155, 159
15-Apr R Fish Biology 146-155, 159
20-Apr T Human Impact on Coral Reefs: Reef Resources & Local Problems 178-179, 181, 183, 188-199 & 203-215
22-Apr R Human Impact on Coral Reefs: Reef Resources & Local Problems 178-179, 181, 183, 188-199 & 203-215
27-Apr T Human Impact on Coral Reefs: Global Issues & the Real Problem 182, 184, 201-202 & 216-219
29-Apr R Human Impact on Coral Reefs: Global Issues & the Real Problem 182, 184, 201-202 & 216-219
4-May T Catch Up and Review  
      *Lecture outlines will supplement these text pages.
Examination Schedule
Midterm Examination: March 8-12
Final Examination: May 10-13