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bio327 - Pollination and Dispersal - Methods not just for Schools (Complete module description)
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Module label Pollination and Dispersal - Methods not just for Schools
Module code bio327
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics (Bachelor) > Nebenfachmodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Biology (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module responsibility)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Module counselling)
Will, Maria (Module counselling)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Authorized examiners)
von Hagen, Klaus Bernhard (Authorized examiners)
Will, Maria (Authorized examiners)
bio325 Pollination and dispersal concepts
bio256 Flora/fauna
Skills to be acquired in this module

+ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
+ 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)
+ teamwork
+ (scientific) communication skills
+ project and time management
+ knowledge of safety and environmental issues

Extended knowledge of biodiversity and evolution of plants focusing on reproduction, dispersal, germination and establishment of plants
Module contents
The module introduces methods to study pollination, fertilisation, dispersal and germination in regard of adaptation to environmental factors. Experiments applicable to school lessons will be presented and especially thoroughly discussed.
Reader's advisory
The course does not follow a special textbook. The following German literature is recommended to students interested in the course: Dieter Heß – Die Blüte, Eugen Ulmer Verlag as well as Leins & Erbar -Blüte und Frucht, Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Das Modul wird alle zwei Jahre stattfinden.
Module capacity 12
Modullevel / module level AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Übung
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Course type Exercises
Frequency SuSe
Workload attendance 84 h