Robert M. Thornton

Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences


Plant Biology


1966 PhD Biology Harvard University
1959 BS Biology California Institute of Technology

Teaching Interests

Plant growth and development. Introductory biology. Teaching techniques.


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  • Rost TL, MG Barbour, CR Stocking, and TM Murphy. 1998. Plant Biology, Chapters 18 & 20. . Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA.:
  • Thornton RM. 1998. The Chemistry of Life. . Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. Menlo Park, CA.:
  • Fisher K, J Faletti, H Patterson, R Thornton, J Lipson, and C Spring. 1990. Computer-based concept mapping - SemNet software: a tool for describing knowledge networks. J College Science Teaching. 19:347-352