Thinking of taking BIOG 1500 this semester?
Who said you can’t try before you buy? Stop into one of our lab rooms and experience BIOG 1500 firsthand. Grab your VR goggles, prep your algal solutions, and take a look from the point of view of our students.
For more information on Cornell University class enrollment, visit this website.
Important Enrollment FAQ
Important Items You Need:
The texts and technologies required to succeed in this course:
Download the SPRING 2019 Syllabus – Here
|1. Investigative Biology Laboratory Text – available at the Cornell Store. A new edition is published every semester. You will need the most recent edition to complete your assignments; the previous editions will not suffice.|
2. Biology For a Changing World, 2nd edition (Shuster et al., 2014) – e-book access will be available for purchase online via the Course Blackboard site. For an access code, click on the Instant Access link on Blackboard.
Do not purchase the hard copy!
OPTIONAL Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences, 5th edition (McMillan, 2012). This is a very useful tool to support writing papers and developing posters. Highly recommended but not required. 👍
|3. Poll Everywhere classroom response system – available online at Poll Everywhere. The course provides free access to students. No purchase necessary.|
|4. “R” is a free statistical software that will be needed for data analysis and graphing throughout the semester. Please download “R” from R Project and R Studio. You will use the Desktop version.|
|5. BlackBoard & Duo Mobile – You can log in to BlackBoard using your NetID. You may need to download the Duo Mobile App to authenticate your login. The app is free and compatible on most devices.|
Assignment Due Dates:
Please consult pages 6-8 on your syllabus. If you have any questions regarding due dates after reading the syllabus, please email the course account at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
University Calendar Spring 2019:
Please note that for BIOG 1500, the first day of class is on Tuesday, January 22nd!
|EVENT||DAY(S) OF THE WEEK||DATE|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / Holiday||Monday||January 21|
|Instruction begins||Tuesday||January 22|
|February Break begins||Saturday||February 23|
|Instruction Resumes||Wednesday||February 27|
|Spring Break begins||Saturday||March 30|
|Instruction Resumes||Monday||April 8|
|Last Day of Classes||Tuesday||May 7|
|Study Period||Wednesday – Friday||May 8 – 10|
|Scheduled Exams||Saturday – Saturday||May 11 – 18|
|Senior Days||Sunday – Friday||May 19 – 24|