Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences 2 - Botany

Botany is a four (4) unit lecture and laboratory course (2 lecture hours plus 6 lab hours per week).

Botany is primarily designed for biology majors interested in the study of plants. Bio. Sci. 2 is a detailed survey of the kingdoms Plantae, Fungi and Protista with emphasis placed on the plant kingdom including the study of their structure, function, diversity, ecology and evolution. Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Bio Sci. 1.

Current Class Information (PDF downloads)

• Current Class Syllabus
• Lecture and Laboratory Schedule (with chapter readings)

Visual Images for Class

• Plants of the Week References
• Photomicrographs - Microscopic Images

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Recommended Study Techniques

Web Links - Biological Sciences Resources

Instructor Contact Information:

Instructor: Shawna Martinez
Phone: 916-789-2975
Fax: 916-781-0433
Office: Rocklin Campus, Sewell Hall, Room S117A

Text, Laboratory Manual & Course Materials

Text: Biology of Plants by Peter Raven, Ray Evert, and Susan Eichhorn, Sixth Edition, 1999
Lab Manual: Laboratory Topics in Botany, Evert and Eichhorn, 1999
Materials for Course: 1 inch, 3-ring hard-bound binder, Botany/Biology drawing paper, hard pencils, color pencils.

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