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bio245 - Flora and Fauna (Complete module description)
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Module label Flora and Fauna
Modulkürzel bio245
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Special Needs Education) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Zuständige Personen
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module responsibility)
Will, Maria (Module counselling)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Prüfungsberechtigt)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Will, Maria (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Plewka, Isabelle (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Prinz, Markus (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module

+ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

To determine species-rich taxa and to verify the results independently using relevant literature
Module contents
L: Introduction to the variety of indigenous flora and fauna, presentation of important plant families and animal groups, studying the characteristics important for determination, introduction to systematics. Moreover, subjects are included that present ecological aspects of the taxa dealt with.
E: Applying literature to determine animal and plant species and to classify them systematically.
EX: Excursions to the characteristic North German biotopes. The excursions focus on correct identification and classification of plants and animals according to the properties of the living organism.
Rothmaler - Exkursionsflora von Deutschland, Band 2 - Grundband, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

M. Schaefer: Brohmer - Fauna von Deutschland, from 20th edition
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung, Übung, Exkursion
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Exercises 4 56
Study trip 1 14
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 98 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
Botany: Written examination before the end of the lecture
Zoology: Written examination before the end of the lecture
1 written examination (Botany 50 %)
1 written examination (Zoology 50 %)
ungraded minutes

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.