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BIOL 101: Fundamentals of Biology: Weekly Activities

Lab #5 will provide you with information on evaluating sources, searching for articles, and locating physical spaces in the library.

Class Activities

Before class, complete the pre-lab exercise for week 5.

During class, you will complete two library activities to help you learn more about using our physical and online library resources. Both activities are located in your BIOL 101 MyClasses page, and both should take you about 20 minutes. 

  1. Searching Basics Tutorial
  2. Library Scavenger Hunt

If you have questions, contact your lab instructor or librarian.

Lab Manual Week 5

Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus - Photo by Lyle Zapato
The Pacific Northwest tree octopus is an Internet hoax created in 1998 by Lyle Zapato. This fictitious endangered species of cephalopod was purportedly able to live both on land and in water, and was said to live in the Olympic National Forest and nearby rivers, spawning in water where its eggs are laid. Its major predator was said to be the Sasquatch.