Animal Kingdom

The First year course on the Animal Kingdom consists of 14 lectures spanning the many topics that are listed in the School handbook.

The 13 lectures are available as pdf files so you will need Adobe Reader to view them. It is freely available from the Adobe website . Click on the title to get the l

Lecture 1. An introduction to the Animal Kingdom and lecture handout.

Lecture 8. Cnidaria and the radiata and lecture handout.

Lecture 2. Diversity and Unity and lecture handout.

Lecture 9. Cavities and worms and lecture handout.

Lecture 3. Classification and animals and lecture handout.

lecture 10. The Lophotrochozoa I and lecture handout.

Lecture 4. Building family trees and lecture handout.

Lecture 11. The lophotrochozoa II and lecture handout.

Lecture 5. Complexity 1. Being an animal and lecture handout.

Lecture 12. The ecdysozoa I and lecture handout.

Lecture 6. Complexity 2. Building an animal and lecture handout.

Lecture 13. The Ecdysozoa II and lecture handout.

Lecture 7. Sponges (parazoa) and lecture handout.

Lecture 14. Prehistoric invertebrates and the genetic unity of the animals and lecture handout.

You can access a short quiz here.

 

ecture notes.