Laboratory complement of invertebrate zoology, involving specimen investigations, demonstrations, and experiments. Contact hours (45.0) are based on a 3:1 ratio; i.e., 3 lab hours = 1 lecture hour equivalent.
- Describe distinctive structures of major invertebrate phyla.
- Identify animals to the correct phylum and class, including the use of a taxonomic key.
- Observe and record the morphology and behavior of live invertebrates.
- Identify structures in an invertebrate specimens, including locomotive, skeletal, feeding/digestive, excretory, respiratory, sensory, and reproductive.
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