|Module label||Evolutionsgeschichte des Lebens: Leben im Wandel der Erdzeitalter|
|Credit points||6.0 KP|
|Institute directory||Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences|
|Verwendbarkeit des Moduls||
If there are more applicants than places available, a letter of motivation decides on the acceptance.
|Skills to be acquired in this module||
++biological knowledge+knowledge of biological working methods
++biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
++interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
++abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+independent learning and (research-based) working
+data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+(scientific) communication skills
Understanding of continental migration (plate tectonics), the formation of mountains and oceans.
Understanding the formation of marine (coastal and deep sea), limnic and terrestrial habitats (e.g. swamp, forest, desert).
Understanding the importance of climate change through continental migration, ice ages and climate catastrophes for the evolution of organisms.
Knowledge of the phylogenetic system of important groups of organisms, their formation and evolution.
Knowledge of the five major extinction events in Earth’s history and their significance.
Earth age, continental migration, formation of marine, limnic and terrestrial habitats, species extinction, mass extinction and their causes (climate change, ice ages) and consequences (extinction and/or renewed radiation); anatomy and morphology (“baupläne”) of ancestral species; evolution important characteristic complexes (nutrition, respiration, excretion and osmoregulation, reproduction, movement); important evolutionary steps of selected animals (e.g. molluscs with cephalopods, arthropods with insects, dinosaurs with birds, mammals with humans), taxa of plants and protists in the conquest of marine, limnic and terrestrial habitats.
Will be announced in Studt IP.
|Language of instruction||German|
|Duration (semesters)||1 Semester|
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|Form of instruction||Comment||SWS||Frequency||Workload of compulsory attendance|
|Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt||56 h|
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|Final exam of module||
End of module