BIOL 171L: Introduction to Biology I Lab

Credits 1 Lab Hours 3

Laboratory to accompany BIOL 171.


Credit for or registration in BIOL 171

Course Outcomes
  • Use the scientific method of inquiry to investigate biological phenomena.
  • Apply the concepts learned in BIOL 171 to an experimental and hands-on observational setting.
  • Collect, reduce, and interpret biological data.
  • Prepare written objective reports describing and interpreting experimental and observational results.
  • Demonstrate the use of some of the standard tools of the biological scientist, such as microscopes, scales, spectrophotometers, computers, and other analytical tools.
  • Apply the standard analytical procedures of biology, such as chromatography, biochemical analyses, preparation of materials for microscopic examination, culture techniques, and statistical procedures (descriptive statistics and hypothesis testing).