Textbooks and laboratory materials


  • Reece, J.B. et al.  2014.  Campbell Biology (10th edition) Benjamin Cummins (available used, new and electronically from the bookstore)*
  • Mastering Biology Access Code (either included with textbook on a piece of cardboard (DO NOT THROW IT AWAY) or available for purchase on-line)
  • Farrell, K. et al. 2015. Principles of Biology: Diversity of Life Laboratory Manual,(1st edition) Hayden-McNeil (available at the OSU Bookstore) NOTE: You must purchase your lab manual prior to Lab 1. 


  • Turning Technologies NXT Clicker, available at the OSU Bookstore
  • Materials for Phyla Collection Project (glass vials - # and size vary with collection), 12 quart-size Ziploc bags, 1 gallon-size Ziploc bag and misc. other office and preservation supplies.

 Optional Textbooks

  • Van De Graaff, K.M. and Crawley, J.L. (7th Ed). 2001.  A Photographic Atlas for the Biology Laboratory. Morton Publishing Company. *
  • Taylor, M.R. 2011. Study Guide for Campbell Biology (10th Ed.). Benjamin Cummins.

*There are 8 copies of the textbook and the Atlas on reserve at the library.