Cyclura lewisi

Grand Cayman Island

 

Graded materials and due dates



Exercises from Text [these can be worked on by groups or individuals. If you work in groups, you must list all the members of the group on your report, and you must list the relative contributions of each group member.]


Week 1Aug 25 & 27:

Read the Chapter 1 “hands-on” website http://sites.sinauer.com/ecology3e/problem01.html. This website asks you to answer two questions, but instead, I want you to use the analyses suggested for answering these two questions to answer: Is there are relationship between drought and cases of West Nile Virus? What leads you to your answer? [graphs and other forms of analyses are encouraged]

This assignment is due Sept 8 as a report submitted VIA EMAIL with the file titled “Biol314.name.TH1a”, AND as a paper report. [50 pts]


Week 4Sept 15 & 17: 

Read the Chapter 6 “hands-on” website http://sites.sinauer.com/ecology3e/problem06.html. This website has several questions, but I want you to do question #1 only, which requires doing an online simulation, and preparing a report including graphs.

This assignment is due Sept 29 as a report submitted VIA EMAIL with the file titled “Biol314.name.TH2a”, AND as a paper report. [50 pts]


Week 6 Sept 29 & Oct 1:

Read the Chapter 10 “hands-on” website http://sites.sinauer.com/ecology3e/problem10.01.html. This website has several questions, but I want you to do questions 1 and 2 only, which requires doing calculations.

This assignment is due Oct 13 as a report submitted VIA EMAIL with the file titled “Biol314.name.TH3a”, AND as a paper report. [50 pts]


Week 9 - Oct 20 & 22: 

Read the Chapter 14 “hands-on” website http://sites.sinauer.com/ecology3e/problem14.html. This website has several questions. Please answer questions 1, 2, and 3.

This assignment is due Nov 3 as a report submitted VIA EMAIL with the file titled “Biol314.name.TH4a”, AND as a paper report. [50 pts]


Week 11 - Nov 3 & 5:

Read the Chapter 12 “hands-on” website http://sites.sinauer.com/ecology3e/problem12.html. This website has several questions. Please answer all three questions.

This assignment is due Nov 17 as a report submitted VIA EMAIL with the file titled “Biol314.name.TH5a”, AND as a paper report. [50 pts]


Lecture Exam [There will be one class test during the semester. This test will consist of a variety of kinds of questions, including short essay questions. Practice test questions will be given to you in advance of the test to help you prepare for the test]


Week 12 -Nov 10 & 12:

Practice test questions passed out.


Week 14 -Nov 24:

In-class exam. [300 pts]


Final Exam

Thursday Dec 10 12:30 – 3:30 pm[100 pts]


Pop Quizzes and In-Class Exercises[50 pts]