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BIOL 354L: Animal Behavior (labs)

This guide is for students enrolled in BIOL 354L: Laboratory in Animal Behavior.

Welcome to the research guide for Biology 354!

  • Instructor: Ashley St Clair - astclair@iastate.edu
  • Librarian: Heather Lewin

Help

Heather can help! Send her an email with your question or make an appointment. Emails are usually returned within a few hours as long as they are sent during normal work hours (M-F, 8-5).

Taxonomic names improve searches!

It will be helpful to know the scientific name of the organism(s) you will be studying. First look up your insect on Carolina Biological Supply's website and then search for it in on of the tools below. The classification for the California harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex californicus) is given below as an example.

Order:  Hymenoptera   Family:   Formicidea   Genus:   Pogonomyrmex   Species:  californicus

Worksheet

We are going to be exploring how to start the research process and introduce some tools.

Please use this worksheet to guide your work.

 

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Heather Lewin
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