Winter Semester Course Information for Biology 2040 Evolution
BLS (Blackboard Learning System/WebCT): www.dal.ca/ILO go to academic login. Or go
through my.dal Learning Resources.
LECTURES: Lectures are held in the LSC Common Area C242 Tuesdays and Thursdays from
10:05 - 11:25 am.
TEXTBOOKS: The required textbooks for the class and lab are available to purchase in the
Dalhousie bookstore. There are also copies for you to borrow for a short period of time in the
1) Freeman, S. and Herron, J.C. Evolutionary Analysis 4th
Edition. © 2007 Pearson Education.
2) Knisely, Karin. A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology. 3nd
Ed © 2009 Sinauer
Associates (this is also required for other Biology classes).
LAB MANUAL: Available to purchase - see announcements.
GRADING: The marks will be assigned as follows:
Midterm 25 % In class
Fly report 9 % Due during and at the end of semester
Lab assignments 19 % Due at the start of the following lab
Pre-lab Quizzes 2 % Due before your lab day