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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
Plant Comparative Structure and Function
Plant Structure & Function
Fall 2017
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BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; or permission of instructor

Amy Zanne
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Fundamental principles of how organisms are built, investigating trade-offs and coordination in design, how variation in structure influences physiological function in different ecological settings, and how relations among plants shape structure and function and responses to ecological gradients.
1. Describe the evolutionary relationships among plants, as well as the anatomical and morphological construction of different tissues and organs and physiological function of these tissues and organs. 2. Synthesize readings in oral and written format. A variety of writing modalities will be used to convey and critique ideas. 3. Evaluate changes in phenology (including a plant) and describe these changes in oral and written format. 4. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by evaluating readings and posing and discussing questions in class.

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