++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
Objective of the module/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.