BIO 50
Spring 2001
Organisms in Extreme Environments
Dr. Danny Henderson
Dr. Peggy Richey
Centre College
 
GUIDELINES AND GRADING
 
 
 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Date Topic
2/27 Introduction to the course 
Distribution of papers for 3/13 and 3/20 
"How to give a great presentation"
3/6 Introduction to first set of papers: organisms in cold or hot environments 
Presentation conferences 
Research Topic due
3/13 Group Presentation #1: animals in cold environments 
Distribution of papers for 3/27 and 4/3 
"How to research and write a term paper in the biological sciences"
3/20 Group Presentation #2: microorganisms in cold environments 
Presentation conferences
3/27 Group Presentation #3: animals in hot environments 
Distribution of papers for 4/17 and 4/24 
Guest Seminar: Dr. Henry Prang, 4:00 p.m. followed by dinner in Cowan
4/3 Group Presentation #4: microorganisms in hot environments 
Recap and Introduction to second set of papers: high altitude/hypoxia and deep-diving in animals 
Research paper due 12:40 p.m.
4/17 Group Presentation #5: birds at high altitudes 
Distribution of papers for 5/1 and 5/8 
Presentation Conferences
4/24 Group Presentation #6: hypoxia in turtles 
Paper Conferences
5/1 Group Presentation #7: deep-diving animals 
Guest Seminar (?)
5/8 Group Presentation #8: deep-diving animals 
Recap
5/15 Individual Presentations
5/22 Individual Presentations
 

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