The 2nd examination is scheduled for Friday, Oct, 17th. This exam covers the Protists and Non-Chordate Animals. The number of points in the exam for the Protist and Hon-Chordate Animal sections will be proportional (approx.) to the number of lectures devoted to each section.
DO NOT think of each block of information (evolution, protists, etc.) as separate from each other. Our course has an evolutionary theme and many of the same phenomena exist in each group.
Obviously you need to KNOW the basic information AND have it reasonably at your fingertips. In addition you need to UNDERSTAND the material so that you can make connections. In other words, memorization is necessary, and will help, but you must also go beyond pure memorization in your preparation.