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Welcome to Biology 103

Spring 2019

Final Exam Answer Key

General Biology, BI 103, explores the complexity of the human body with anatomy, physiology, disease, and health. The format is a mixture of lecture, laboratories & recitations, assigned readings, Biology Journals and Digital Media posts. The two weekly lectures are 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday in LInC 100 (Learning Innovation Center, Arena). Laboratory meets each week for one hour and 50 minutes in 129 WNGR (Weniger Hall) and recitation meets each week for 50 minutes in 127 WNGR (Weniger Hall).

Background Science Knowledge Survey

Much of the information about this course is also supplied as part of the activity manual purchased at the OSU Beaver Store.

Week #1 It can be helpful to read the activities prior to attending class, especially if you have any concerns about reading skills and vocabulary. There is no need to print these two activities because we will be handing them out in class. The Recitation activity (50min in WNGR 127) is Cells (PDF) the Laboratory activity (1hr 50min. in WNGR 129) is Skin (PDF).

All lectures, labs, and recitations meet the first week of the term (week of April 1).

The Biology 103-19 Laboratory Activity Manual is required for all Laboratory and Recitation activities beginning the second week of classes, the week of April 8. The first week's activities are handed out in the activities.

Biology 103 does not have class on Mondays at 7pm. This time slot is for the two scheduled evening exams.

The Final Exam is Wednesday June 12 at 7:30 a.m. No exam will be given on a date earlier than the scheduled date.

Need to change laboratory/recitaion sections? OSU now has an online waiting list system. If you are on the waiting list it does not mean that you are in the course or that a seat will become available. Students cannot attend a laboratory/recitation section they are not enrolled in. Additionally, BI103 does not offer overrides or overenroll sections.

MyPlate.gov - 2011 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Harvard Healthy Eating Plate
Harvard School of Public Health - What Should You Really Eat?


Diabetes Trends - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Avian Influenza - World Health Organization (WHO).

Overweight and Obesity - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).