BIO 107: General Biology Practical I



Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students should be able to:
1. outline common laboratory hazards;
2. provide precaution on laboratory hazards;
3. state the functions of the different parts of microscope;
4. use the microscope and describe its maintenance;
5. draw biological diagrams and illustrations; and
6. apply scaling and proportion to biological diagrams.

Course Contents
Common laboratory hazards. Prevention and first aid. Measurements in biology. Uses and care of
microscope. Compound and dissecting microscope. Biological drawings and illustration, scaling,
accuracy and proportion. Use of common laboratory apparatus and laboratory experiments
designed to illustrate the topics covered in BIO 101.