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  1. BIOLOGY 305 LABCOMPARATIVE ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY REAGAN LAKE LAB INSTRUCTOR SPRING 2007

  2. CONTACT INFORMATION • Reagan Lake: • Office: BS Room 454 • Phone: 410-455-3384 • Email: lake1@umbc.edu

  3. LAB LECTURE • Instruction on lab exercises • Background information, concepts & theory • Answer questions pertaining to lab

  4. RULES & REGULATIONS • Lab Safety: • No open toed shoes • No food or drink in lab • Wear goggles & gloves when asked to do so

  5. ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY • Lab • NEED university approved excuse to attend another lab section -AND- • A Permission to Attend Another LaboratoryForm, filled out & signed by your TA • Lab Lecture • Attendance counts! 3 absences = “F” • Exams • Check your schedule NOW and clear it!

  6. GRADES • Overall grade based on: • Lab Quizzes (5 of 6) 50 • Animal Care & Use Paper 25 • Lab Practical 25 • Lab Notebook (8) 40 • Poster Presentation 60 • Oral Presentation 60 • Exams (2) 200 • Lab Lecture Quiz/Attendance 40 + 500

  7. GRADES • Lab Quizzes: • Based on both new & old material: • ½ Qs based on lab to be completed • ½ Qs from previous lab • Best 5 of 6 quizzes will count towards final grade • Ten minutes late to labmiss quiz (no makeup!) • Total of 50 pts.

  8. USE OF ANIMALS IN THE LAB • Assignment #1: Animal Care & Use Report: • Justify use of animals in teaching laboratories • Focus on use of animals in education & teaching (NOT research!) • Worth 25 pts • Citations: • In text AND full bibliography • See course web site for proper citation format & concerns regarding plagiarism • Spelling, grammar & organization COUNT!

  9. USE OF ANIMALS IN THE LAB • Humane Treatment • Animal Care & Use Protocols • Anesthesia • Minimize numbers through sharing • Use of computer simulations

  10. GRADES • Lab Practical: • Third week of labs (Feb 19 - 23) • Consists of hands-on exercises (computer) • Worth 25 pts • Open lab hours will assist you in preparation

  11. GRADES • Lab Notebook Exercises: • Data sheets turned in at end of every lab • May include calculations, answers to questions • Work in groups but answer questions & turn in INDIVIDUALLY • Eight exercises at 5 points each = 40 pts

  12. GRADES • Poster & Oral Presentations: • End of the semester • 60 pts each • Work in groups

  13. GRADES • Exams: • Cover material from lab and lab lectures • One midterm and one final exam • Final is NOT cumulative! • Each worth 100 pts for a total of 200 pts

  14. GRADES • Lab Lecture: • Points for attendance/simple quizzes • Occasional in class exercises • Worth total of 40 pts

  15. REGRADE POLICY • WRITTEN requests only!!! • Download & Fill out Request For Regrade Form • Deadline: one week after the return of material • Be specific about what you want evaluated • Provide evidence • Be Warned: entire exercise may be re-graded

  16. OPEN LAB HOURS • Will be announced in lab next week • Labs staffed by TAs • Time to get questions answered • Prepare for lab practical

  17. COURSE WEB SITE • URL:http://www.umbc.edu/bioclass/biol305l/ • Contains: • Syllabus • Announcements • Laboratory exercises • Previous exams • Power point lecture notes • Download lab exercise for upcoming week • NEW version ONLY (throw out anything printed before today!) • Print out & bring to lab with you!!!! • Use to study for lab quizzes

  18. MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE • Textbook: 5th Edition Animal Physiology by Eckert • Recommended • Carbon Copy Lab Notebook • Mandatory: bring to next lab! • Available in Bookstore • No Lab Manual for Course!

  19. CLEAN UP • Wash & dry instruments before leaving lab • Wash, clean & arrange materials/instruments as you found them • One member of group responsible for a clean up • Turn in “checklist” to TA before leaving lab • Leaving w/out permission or without turning in checklist = loss of points for the exercise

  20. ACADEMIC INTEGRITY • We take academic integrity seriously! • Cheating will NOT be tolerated: • Copying on exams or quizzes

  21. ACADEMIC INTEGRITY • Plagiarism: • Use of another’s thoughts, ideas or words without giving proper credit. • See Plagiarism Link on web site • Work will be submitted through TurnItIn.com

  22. LAB INSTRUMENTS • Dissection Tools: • Dissecting microscope • Scissors • Tweezers • Forceps • Scalpel • Use these tools carefully • You are financially responsible for them!

  23. LAB INSTRUMENTS • Computerized Hardware • iWorx • Amplifier • Digitizer • Transducers • Electrodes • Stimulators • PCs • Computerized Software • Labscribe

  24. NEXT WEEK IN LAB:INSTRUMENTATION • Exercise 1: • Pulse Transducer

  25. NEXT WEEK IN LAB: INSTRUMENTATION Exercise 1: The Pulse Transducer • What is a Pulse Transducer? • Flow of Information • Analog vs. Digital signals • Sampling Frequency • Nyquist Frequency • Aliasing

  26. NEXT WEEK IN LAB: INSTRUMENTATION Exercise 1: The Pulse Transducer • The Output: • Amplitude • Frequency • Period