Biology Extra Credit

Option 1: Writing a Summary: In order, to be eligible for the full amount of extra credit points, it should be a well thought out full paragraph in your own words, at least 150 words. If any information is used from an outside resource itis required to be properly cited per APA requirements, with both in-text citations and a full reference citation. [Note: Directly quoted materials or the references are not included in the word count.]

Pick one of the following topics (or choose one of your own) and tell us what you learned about it this week. This should be in your own words. Please be very specific and see the directions above as well to ensure your Extra Credit submission meets all requirements.

  1. Microevolution
  2. The different types of speciation
  3. Macroevolution
  4. Darwin & Evolution
  5. Taxonomy & Classification
  6. Characteristics of Viruses
  7. Characteristics of Bacteria & Archaea
  8. Characteristics of Protists & Fungi

The scoring of the written summary for the Extra Credit Extra Credit is as follows: 20% – grammar/spelling and meeting the minimum word count, 20% – posting Code Words from Keiser Live Class and 60% points content for a maximum total Extra Credit, 100% = 0.5 points.