Please complete this quiz to review for next week’s exam.
This assignment builds upon our discussion of cell biology topics through an examination of how businesses puts cells to work to produce goods or services. Work on this assignment by finding a business in the area that uses a particular cell and respond the prompts below. Microbes have all kinds of applications in the business world, so you might find something that surprises you. Continue reading
Today, we’ll discuss the microscopes that are often used to visualize cells and the structures within them. Using that information, we should be able to determine what kind of microscope was used to obtain the images in this blog post. Continue reading
Please use this link to take the quiz for the reading you’ve done for today’s class.
Now that you’ve looked at the fundamentals of cell biology, it’s time to go beyond the textbook and consider the bacteria that live in and on us. For class on Thursday, Oct. 25th, watch this TED talk by Rob Knight and work through the prompts below.
In class on October 23rd, we’ll discuss cell biology. To prepare, please read sections 4.1 through 4.6 and 5.1 through 5.3 in Biology. This may seem like a lot, but again, the key terms should be useful in keeping your reading focused, and also, some of this material may already be familiar to you from previous classes.
Here are the concepts related to cells & membranes that we’ll be considering in the Cell Biology portion of our course.
Mitochondria Continue reading