Natural History Biology – BIOL 1902 A
Monday, September 12 2011
To develop a better understanding of what Nature is all about.
To gain insights into the challenges all living things face and the remarkable diversity of solutions used
to solve them.
To develop an appreciation and respect forALL LIVING THINGS
To learn how to see more of Nature and thereby have Nature reveal itself to you.
Where and How to Find Me
My office: 4620 CTTC (same building as Treats, Medical Services) ext. 3857
TAs: Ola White,Andrea Hill, Vivien Nguyen
See WebCT for all course information (i.e. Office hours), exam dates, course notes, useful links,
announcements, sample questions for exams, etc.
MIDTERM: Friday October 21 7-8:30pm
D299 Loeb – Watch lectures for free
Cellphones & texting
What is an animal?
Natural History is the enjoyment of Nature.
-Living, breathing, dynamic plants and animals
Natural History is REAL LIFE – it is the world's longest running reality show.
Natural History is the enjoyment or OBSERVATION of living plants and animals – FLORAAND
FAUNAand their interactions. It is Observational Science
Naturalst - Charles Macnamare
− Charles Darwin
− John James Audubon
− Ernest Thompson Seton
− Roger Tory Peterson