Fall 2012 Microbiology Students -- STAND UP! - page 14

Since we had these threads when I was in A&P I and II, and I thought I'd start one for Microbiology. Anybody else delving into the world of bacteria and viruses this fall? Let's start a support... Read More

  1. Visit  i♥words profile page
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    I'm so glad the semester is halfway over. I enjoy listening in lecture, lab is somewhat interesting (though right now we are just flying through various micro tests because in the next couple of weeks we will be given unknowns to do tests on and figure out ourselves), but I'm tired!I got a B on my lab exam last week and an A on lecture. And there is another lab exam in two weeks...
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  3. Visit  Alewis55 profile page
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    Took my second exam yesterday and received a 90%. I didn't feel too prepared going into it, but I end up surprising myself!

    Let's all keep up the good work!
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  4. Visit  Kimynurse profile page
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    Great job everyone

    My question how many tests, projects and papers do you have?
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    Quote from Kimynurse
    Great job everyone

    My question how many tests, projects and papers do you have?
    Tests: 4 in lab, 4 in lecture (including finals)
    Projects: 2 in lab (testing for the identity of unknowns)
    Papers: 1 in lab (short paper about an infectious disease)

    In lecture I also have weekly quizzes and chapter quizzes, and in lab I also have weekly quizzes. It is a lot to keep up with; that's why I keep a planner with me almost all the time!
  6. Visit  Kimynurse profile page
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    We have
    4 in lecture
    2 in lab
    2 unknowns, and a 5 page paper.
  7. Visit  Blue Felt Fedora profile page
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    Quote from Kimynurse
    Great job everyone

    My question how many tests, projects and papers do you have?
    In lecture, we have 4 exams plus the final exam. In lab, we have the midterm and final practical/written exams and an unknown that counts as part of our final.

    Other than that, we have online T/F lecture homework for every chapter and MC prelab homework for every lab activity.
    Last edit by Blue Felt Fedora on Oct 18, '12 : Reason: clarification
  8. Visit  EMT89 profile page
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    2 points away from a B in a test. I studied so much and am going to study even more for the next test.
  9. Visit  Kimynurse profile page
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    Emt89 good job
    Keep Up the good work
  10. Visit  RunnerRN2015 profile page
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    Quote from Kimynurse
    Great job everyone

    My question how many tests, projects and papers do you have?
    Lecture: 4 exams (5 if you have to take the final; I'm planning on being exempt) and 1 two page paper

    Lab: 4 exams, 4 quizzes, several pre-lab checks, a microscope quiz, an 'unknown microbe' project

    Both classes offer bonus work as well.
  11. Visit  RunnerRN2015 profile page
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    Lecture exam 2 was yesterday. I went to Maui for fall break, got home Wednesday night, crammed for a couple of hours, and managed to get an A on the exam. Sweet!
  12. Visit  SopranoKris profile page
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    I cannot believe it....I ended up getting the only A in the class on lecture exam #2. I thought for sure I had either a high C or low B on that exam, it was so incredibly tough!!! I thought he had given me the wrong test at first

    We've got one more week before we start our Unknown identification project in lab. Looking forward to it!
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  13. Visit  Kimynurse profile page
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    Congratulations on the As!
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  14. Visit  SopranoKris profile page
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    Thanks, Kimynurse!

    We did more lab tests that will relate to our Unknown project. Lactose fermentation, Deaminase, Decarboxylase, etc. I'll be interested to see how they turn out tomorrow. Love the purple color of the lysine test Two more labs to go until we start Unknowns...


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