BIO 108: General Biology Practical II



Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
1. describe the anatomy of flowering plants;
2. differentiate types of fruit and seeds;
3. state ways of handling and caring for biological wares;
4. describe the basic histology of animal tissues; and
5. identify various groups in the animal kingdom.

Course Contents
Anatomy of flowering plants, primary vegetative body. Stem, leaf and root to show the mature
tissues namely parenchyma, collenchyma, sclerenchyma, xylem and phloem. Types of fruits and
seeds. Care and use of dissecting kits and other biological wares. Dissection and general histology
of animal tissues based on vertebrate forms. Morphology and functions of epithelial, muscular,
nervous and connective tissues. Examination of various groups of lower invertebrates under
microscopes, identification of various groups of organisms in Animal Kingdom. And any
experiment designed to emphasize the practical aspects of topics in BIO 102.