Plant Biology

Summer
Summer 2019 (First Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime Weekend
Day and Weekend
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
6
Credits per quarter

Compare offerings and share your lists with others.

Taught by

Calabria, Lalita square
botany, phytochemistry, systematics

This 3-week intensive lab and field-based botany course is designed as an introduction to the evolution and diversity of land plants. In lectures and active-learning group workshops we will survey the major groups of the Plant Kingdom including bryophytes, seedless vascular plants, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. In labs, students will gain hands-on experience studying plants with microscopes as we examine the form and function of plant organs, cells, and tissues. On campus plant walks and field trips students will learn to recognize and identify some of the common native plants of the Pacific Northwest. This course fulfills the botany prerequisite for more advanced field-based and taxonomy focused programs such as, The Fungal Kingdom, Field Plant Taxonomy and Field Ecology.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

biology, botany, ecology, environmental studies, field studies and natural history

6

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Daytime Weekend

Scheduled for: Day and Weekend

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:00 am
SEM 2 A1107 - Workshop

Located in: Olympia