Discussion Classes

Origin of Life
Ectothermy versus Endothermy
Why Sex?

Genetics and human ethics

This page provides details of the randomized schedule for discussion classes; rosters, readings, locations and times ae provided below. Students in bold red type are responsible for leading class discussion in that topic. All students are expected to read the discussion reading before the class. All students will be assessed for their particpation and comprehension during these discussions, with an emphasis placed on those responsible for leading the discussion.

You can also review how you will be evaluated as a discussion leader

 

 Class
Date
(time: 10.00-11.30)
 

Class A
(Botany Lab, Steve Ressel)

 

Class B
(Zoology Lab, Tora Johnson)

 

Class C
(Lecture Hall, Sean Todd)

 

Reading(s) on reserve

Origin of Life
1/19
Edwin Claflin

Julia Davis

Evan Bender

Sara Levine

Erin Heacock

Amy Hilchey

Padric Kramer

April Mauro

Samuel Edmonds

Jamie Frank

Sara Ridgway

Jessica Hamway

Eric Berthoud

Jessie Morrow

Katlin Saltzer

Stein Servick

Nicole Libby

Raphael McGuire

Lindsay Parrie

Shannon Post

Anthony Smalley

James Harriman

Jesse Hammer

Clayton Janes

Elizabeth Danylvich

Jeanne MacNeil

Carrie Mackerwicz

Elise Mogensen

Troy Thibodeau

Jennifer Warnow

Drake Windsor

Horgan, J. (1991). "In the beginning..." Scientific American Feb 1991, p.116-125.

Dawkins, S. (****). "Origins and Miracles" in The Blind Watchmaker, by S. Dawkins.

R. Woerner (2000). "Why I believe in creation" ...extract from a local parish newletter.

Ectothermy versus Endothermy
2/2
Jessie Morrow

Katlin Saltzer

Amy Hilchey

Padric Kramer

Jesse Hammer

Sara Ridgway

Drake Windsor

Eric Berthoud

Stein Servick

Edwin Claflin

Shannon Post

Elizabeth Danylvich

Nicole Libby

Erin Heacock

Lindsay Parrie

Evan Bender

Jennifer Warnow

Jamie Frank

Jessica Hamway

Sara Levine

Jeanne MacNeil

Samuel Edmonds

Troy Thibodeau

April Mauro

Raphael McGuire

Julia Davis

James Harriman

Clayton Janes

Anthony Smalley

Elise Mogensen

Carrie Mackerwicz

The Warm-Blooded Tempo of the Dinosaurs' Growth; Strong Hearts, Stout Lungs, and Big Brains; Eaters and Eaten as the Test of Warm-Bloodedness pp.347-392 from The Dinosaur Heresies by Robert Bakker

 

Dinosaur Endothermy, pp.52-63 from Why The Dinosaurs Became Extinct by J.L. Cloudsley-Thompson

Why Sex?
2/23
Raphael McGuire

Jamie Frank

Edwin Claflin

Julia Davis

Lindsay Parrie

Jessica Hamway

James Harriman

Troy Thibodeau

Amy Hilchey

Nicole Libby

Eric Berthoud

Elise Mogensen

Samuel Edmonds

Katlin Saltzer

Clayton Janes

Jeanne MacNeil

Carrie Mackerwicz

Padric Kramer

April Mauro

Sara Ridgway

Shannon Post

Anthony Smalley

Erin Heacock

Jennifer Warnow

Drake Windsor

Evan Bender

Elizabeth Danylvich

Jessie Morrow

Jesse Hammer

Stein Servick

Sara Levine

 Genetics and Human Ethics
3/9
Lindsay Parrie

Jennifer Warnow

Elise Mogensen

Edwin Claflin

Erin Heacock

Sara Ridgway

Padric Kramer

Evan Bender

Jesse Hammer

Elizabeth Danylvich

Jessie Morrow

Anthony Smalley

Shannon Post

Katlin Saltzer

James Harriman

Julia Davis

Amy Hilchey

Jamie Frank

Eric Berthoud

Clayton Janes

Samuel Edmonds

Drake Windsor

Stein Servick

Jessica Hamway

April Mauro

Raphael McGuire

Troy Thibodeau

Nicole Libby

Nicole Libby SKT9

Jeanne MacNeil

Carrie Mackerwicz

Sara Levine