Microbiology 250-Spring, 2016 Chapter 2 Outline and Study Guide Textbook Readings Brock Biology of Microorganisms Chapter 2 Textbook Pages: 25-72 Read all sections of the Chapter. There will be less emphasis on Sections I and VII. You will learn about light microscopy in your microbiology lab and the structure of eukaryotic cells was covered in BIOL 202. The main emphasis for this chapter will be on prokaryotic cell structure and diversity. Other Readings and Assignments No other readings or assignments at this time. Other reading/writing/viewing/internet assignments may be made later. Mini-Quizzes The mini-quizzes scattered throughout this chapter are important! Use these mini-quizzes as ways to assess your understanding of concepts as you read. Big Ideas The Big Ideas at the end of the Chapter (pp. 69-70) are important! These big ideas articulate and emphasize the main point of each chapter sub-section. You should be familiar with and understand these big ideas. Key Terms You will need to have a solid understanding of the Key Terms presented on page 71. These vocabulary terms are the building blocks for your understanding of the principles of microbiology. Key terms that appear in the assigned chapter reading material and on the power point slides are more important than terms that do not appear in both places Review and Application Questions The Review and Application Questions on Page 72 are important. You should use these questions to help guide you in your study of microbiology and your preparation for course exams. These questions help you to look at facts, concepts, big ideas and key terms in different ways and they also help you to understand relationships. For the Exam Mini-Quiz, Big Ideas, Key Terms, Review and Application Questions material as described above may appear in some form on one of your course examinations. Other lecture material, writing and homework material may also appear in some form on the exam.