- Course Index and Resource
- Homework and Assignments
- Free E-Textbook
- Problems and Solutions
- Course Description
- CUNY and LaGuardia Links
- References: Biology OER
Course Index and Resource
SCB 206 Lecture
Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) may be downloaded, and then read and filled out with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Microsoft Office (MS) Word files may be read with the free Office on the Web or imported to the free Google Docs and LibreOffice.
Central Access Reader will read MS Word file aloud, including math equations.
SCB 206 Lab
Forms and Safety for All Biology Labs
- NS Laboratory Policy Handbook
- Biology Laboratory Fitness & Health Consent Form
- NS Laboratory Makeup Form
- NS Practical Exam Form for Students with Disability
- Microscope Diagram Key
- Lab Safety Website
(Source: LAGCC Natural Sciences Department)
Homework and Assignments
Biology 2e is optional. The textbook is free to read online and download (PDF, Kindle). (Book URL: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e)
Clark, M.A., Douglas, M., & Choi, J. (2018) (2019). Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0
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Textbook problem solutions
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The syllabus contains information on Course materials, Instructional Objectives, Grading Scheme and Standards, Homework Assignments, Attendance and other policies, Class schedule and instructors, and Laboratory requirements and experiments.
Download: General Syllabus
SCB 206 Course Description
This course is devised as an introduction to neuroscience and is intended for students interested in exploring the biological basis of human behavior. Students taking this course will learn about the structure and physiology of the nervous system from the function of cells to the function of the brain. The course will provide an overview of normal sensory, motor, memory, learning and emotional processes, pharmacological influences, and will incorporate discussions of various cognitive and behavioral dysfunctions.Prerequisites: CSE099, ESA/ENA/ENG099, MAT096. Fulfills “Pathways: Required Core”. 3 credits; 3 hours (2 lecture, 1 lab)
Links to CUNY and LAGCC Sites and Resources
Some of the links require login credentials and can be accessed via MyLaGuardia.
- LAGCC Natural Sciences Department
- LAGCC library
- Academic Help/Tutoring and Academic Peer Instruction
- STEM Study Guide
- LAGCC ePortoflio
- Office of Assistive Technology (Students with Disabilities)
- Technology Resources LaGuardia
- MyLaGuardia for Students.
References: Biology OER
- Biology OER
- LAGCC Biology Degree Map
- Environmental Sciences at LAGCC
- Environmental Sciences Degree Map
- Ad Astra Undergraduate Research Newsletter
Ad Astra is a newsletter where faculty, staff and students at LaGuardia Community College from different disciplines showcase their ongoing and latest research initiatives, scientific and academic accomplishments. Ad Astra presents snippets of new scientific findings, puzzles to challenge your brain and useful information about usual and unusual career paths and possibilities following graduation.