BIOL 313 Supplemental Instruction

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Lecture: MWF 12:10pm
Instructor: Rodermel

SI Leader: Matt C.

Weekly SI Sessions

Sunday 5:10pm @ Carver 0174
Monday 4:10pm @ Carver 0174
Thursday 7:10pm @ Carver 0174

About SI for this Course

Welcome to BIOL 313 Supplemental Instruction!

This course is tough for many and SI is a great resource to help you reach your academic potential. Working in groups, you'll develop a more complete understanding of the topics covered in lecture and be better prepared for the quizzes and exams. We'll use worksheets to organize the SI sessions and these will be projected, though if you want a printed copy you'll have to bring one yourself.

Each session will be 50 minutes and will cover material discussed previously in class. An answer key will not be posted online, however; if you complete the worksheet by yourself and send that worksheet to me, I'll send back a personalized answer key. Exam reviews will be two hour sessions scheduled in the week before the exam and those will have answer keys posted.

Let me know if you have any questions! I look forward to meeting you this semester!


Worksheet 9 - 09/18/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering de-/renaturation, enzymes, and replication proteins.

Worksheet 8 - 09/17/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering biomolecules, cell cycle, and ploidy.

Worksheet 7 - 09/14/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering parts of the replication bubble.

Exam 1 Review Answers [DOCX] - Answers for the Exam 1 review.

Exam 1 Review [DOCX] - Exam 1 review sheet.

Worksheet 6 - 09/11/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering DNA structure and the Meselson-Stahl experiment.

Worksheet 5 - 09/10/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering information on genomes.

Worksheet 4 - 09/06/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering nucleosomes and DNA secondary structure.

Worksheet 3 - 09/05/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering Chargaff and the experiments involving the transforming principle.

Worksheet 2 - 08/31/2017 [DOCX] - DNA structure practice.

Worksheet 1 - 08/28/2017 [DOCX] - Worksheet covering the branches of genetics, the Weismann experiment, and the Mendel experiment.

Quiz Review 1 Answers [DOCX] - Answers for the quiz review.

Notes on Nitrogenous Base Identification [DOCX] - Just about telling apart the nitrogenous bases in DNA/RNA.

Notes on the chemical structure of DNA/RNA [DOCX] - These notes discuss the sugar differences and the general structure of nucleotides and nucleotide polymers.

Quiz Review 1 [DOCX] - Review sheet for the first quiz (Section 1: Rodermel)