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8/27 or 28 Class Introduction
9/3 or 4 Strong
9/8 or 9 What is in a
scientific journal article?
9/10 or 11 What is an
inquiry, and how do I figure out what to do?
Lab Week of 9/8 Articles and Database searches: (intro to sci lit.ppt, tools for using dBs.ppt, and where and how to search.ppt)
9/15 or 16 What is peer
9/17 or 18 Statistics 1 (mean,
median, mode, standard deviation, and T-test)
9/22 or 23 Statistics2
(Outliers and Dixon's Q test, R2)
9/24 or 25 no class
Lab Week of 9/22
9/29 or 30 Inquiry 2 and
Statistics: samples vs populations
10/1 or 2 Inquiry 2: who,
what, where, when, and how
10/6 or 7 Ethics: Patenting
10/8 or 9 Ethics:
Authorship and Conflicts of Interest
10/13 guest lecture, History of Discovery- Dr. Stan Roux
10/14 guest lecture, History of Discovery- Dr. Jennifer Moon
10/15 or 16 The Art of
10/20 or 21 Inquiry 2
reports and improving your written report
10/22 or 23 guest lecture, History of Discovery- Dr. Camille
10/27 or 28
Conflicting Data and Human Evolution
10/29 or 30
Ethics: Can we experiment on non-human animals becasue they are
different from us?
11/3 or 4
Ethics: Why use animals for research?
11/5 or 6 Patents: What
are they, what do they do, and why would I want one?
11/10 or 11 Funding
11/12 or 13 What is the
difference between an undergraduate and an emeritus professor?
11/17 or 18 What happens