Biological Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

Botany 122:  Flowering Plant Identification:  Spring 2018                          Matt Kay
students keying on a field trip

CRN 60994: Friday, 9:00- 2:05, EBS 201

Course Syllabus 


       
               

Week

Date

Lecture

Lab

1

Jan 26

Course introduction, botany overview, taxonomy,
plant structures and vocabulary

Ranunculaceae, Papaveraceae

2

Feb 2

Boraginaceae; Anacardiaceae; Solanaceae;
Brassicaceae

Introduction to dichotomous keys and TJM2; keying

3

Feb 9

Polygonaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Aizoacaea,
Cactaceae, Chenopodiaceae/Amaranthaceae

Keying

4

Feb 16

Holiday - No Class

Holiday – no class

5

Feb 23

Rosaceae, Rhamnaceae; Cucurbitaceae;
Malvaceae

Keying

6

Mar 2

Euphorbiaceae, Salicaceae; Fabaceae;
Asteraceae; Caprifoliaceae

Keying

7

Mar 9

Crassulaceae; Geraniaceae; Onagraceae;
Poaceae, Cyperaceae, Juncaceae, Typhaceae

Keying

8

Mar 16

Lamiaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Plantaginaceae,
Orobanchaceae, Phrymaceae

Keying
Campus Field Trip

9

Mar 23

Polemoneaceae, Ericaceae; Apiaceae
Field Trip Location TBD

Keying in the field
Field trip 8 am - 3 pm

 

SPRING BREAK (March 26 - 30)

10

Apr 6

Field Trip - Location TBD

Field Trip

11

Apr 13

Lecture at SB Botanic Garden – arrive on time!
Liliaceae; Agavaceae, Orchidaceae,
Iridaceae, Arecaceae

Field Trip – SBBG
8:45 am - 2 pm

12

Apr 20

Field Trip – Location TBD
(SBCC van transportation)

Field Trip
8 am - 3 pm

13

Apr 27

Field Trip – Location TBD
(SBCC Bus 44)

Field Trip
8 am - 3 pm

14

May 4

End of term exams
- Keying exam ("Lab practical exam")
- Written exam (format = midterm exam)
- Lab/field notebook due

Class Activity - TBD

15
May 11
No class meeting (due to longer hours on Mar 23, Apr 6, 20, 27) No meeting
16
May 18
Final exam meeting (optional), 8 - 10 am, EBS 201  

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