26 SOUTHERN BRANCH.
Elementary Physics. Recitations and laboratory work. The recitations are accompanied by numerous lecture-table experiments, which fully illustrate the subject matter of the lessons. Three hours per week are devoted by each student to laboratory work which is quantitative in character.
Four hours per week throughout the year.
General Chemistry. An elementary course in General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis. Experimental lectures and recitations three hours per week, with laboratory practice three hours per week throughout the year.
Zoology. This is a thoroughly practical course designed to prepare the student for efficient work as a teacher of science in the district schools. Through laboratory work, dissecting, microscopic examinations, and drawing, the student is made familiar with the lower forms of animal life,, and obtains an insight into their relation to the higher forms by a comparative study. The influence of environment is discussed at some length.
In classification, types of the main branches and classes of
the animal kingdom are exhibited in the laboratory.
Three hours per week first half-year.
Text-book, Jordan and Kellog's Animal Life.
Botany. The method pursued in the study of Botany will be similar to that outlined for Zoology.
Slides for microscopic examination will be prepared by each student. The morphological changes will be carefully noted.