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Date

Subjecta

Reference Chapter

Jan 9

Introduction:The Amazing Plant Kingdom

Chapter 1

Jan 11

Plant Chemistry:Useful Products

Chapter 1

Jan 16

The Plant Cell

Chapter 2

Jan 18

Plant Anatomy:Fine Structures

Chapter 3

Jan 23

Plant Anatomy: Supermarket Botany

Chapter 3

Jan 25

Diversity of Plant Life:The Phyla of True Plants

Chapter 8 and 9

Jan 30

Diversity of Plant Life:Greenhouse Tour

Chapter 8 and 9

Feb 1

Diversity of Plant Life:Conclusion

Chapter 8 and 9

Feb 6

Exam #1

Chapters 1-3 and 8 and 9

Feb 8

Plant Physiology:Transport and Metabolism

Chapter 4 

Feb 13

Plant Hormones:Regulating Growth

pg.88 to 89

Feb 15

Flowers, Fruits and Seeds

Chapter 5 and 6

Feb 20

Fruit Identification and Festive Fruits

Chapter 6

Feb 22

Plants and Human Nutrition

Chapter 10

Feb 27

Complementary Protein Potluck

Chapter 10

March 1

Exam #2

Chapter 4 through 6 and 10

March 5 through 9

Spring Break

 

March 13

Origins of Agriculture 

Chapter 11

March 15

Cultural Uses of Plants:You Are What You Eat 

Handouts

March 20

Grains and Grasses and Legumes

Chapter 12 and 13

March 22

Starchy Staples

Chapter 14

March 27

The Green Revolution and Alternative Crops 

Chapter 15

March 29b

Exam #3

Chapter 11 through 15

April 3

Herbs and Spices

Chapter 17

April 5c

Plants and Human Health:Beneficial and Harmful Plants

Chapter 20 and 21

April 10

Plant Fibers

Chapter 18

April 12

A foray into fungi:Uses and Abuses

Chapter 23 and 24

April 17d

Ecology: The Interconnectedness of Living Things

Chapter 25

April 19

Ecology (continued)

Chapter 25

April 24

Student Presentation and Concluding Remarks

 

April 26

Student Presentation and Concluding Remarks

 

Tuesday, May 1, 6:50-8:40 p.m.

Final Exam

Chapter 17-21 and 23-25

a Schedule subject to change

Important Dates:bDeadline to file for conflict exam (March 30) cLate Drop Deadline dTerm papers due