bio220 - Introductory Zoology-Botany (Course overview)

bio220 - Introductory Zoology-Botany (Course overview)

Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 9 KP
Module components Semester courses Winter semester 2023/2024 Examination
Tutorial (optional)
  • No access 5.02.223 I - Fachseminar zum Zoologischen Grundpraktikum Show lecturers
    • Dr. rer. nat. Wilko Ahlrichs

    Wednesday: 18:00 - 20:00, weekly (from 18/10/23)

    Folgende Kurse sind miteinander verbunden: 5.02.221 Vorlesung zum Zoologischen Grundpraktikum 5.02.222 Übungen zum Zoologischen Grundpraktikum 5.02.223 Fachseminar zum Zoologischen Grundpraktikum Das Fachseminar ist eine freiwillige Veranstaltung. Es ist ein Angebot, damit Fragen zum Verständnis der Vorlesung und der Übungen gestellt werden können.

  • No access 5.02.223 II - Zoologisch-Botanisches Grundpraktikum - Fachtutorium Botanik Show lecturers
    • N. N.
    • Dr. rer. nat. Maria Will

    The course times are not decided yet.
    Achten Sie auf Ankündigungen via StudIP bzw. Hinweise in den Kursen bzw. der VL.

Hinweise zum Modul
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Modul für Studierende mit Studienbeginn vor dem WiSe 23/24. (Übergangsbestimmung bis zum Sommersemester 2025; auf Antrag und mit Zustimmung des Prüfungsausschusses ist auch ein Wechsel in die aktuelle Prüfungsordnung möglich). Studierende mit Studienbeginn ab dem WiSe 23/24 studieren die Module bio223 und bio224.
Written examination in the final week of the current part
Module examination
1 written examination (50%) following the part Zoology
1 written examination (50%) following the part Botany;

voluntary bonus (10%) in the second part (botany)

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
+ teamwork

* To understand the fundamentals of reconstructing phylogenetic relationships
* To know the phylogenetic system and ground pattern of high-ranking ancestral animal species
* To know the cell structures, organization, and reproduction of plants and animals
* To know the morphology and anatomy of individual species

* To improve and verify the theoretical knowledge acquired from lectures and textbooks by studying the original
* To train visual and tactile perception by studying various species
* To learn that representations in textbooks are abstractions of a much more complex reality
* To be able to criticize representations in textbooks and models
* To acquire the knowledge of the function in living animals and plants by studying preserved specimens
* Learning how to follow preparation instructions
* Learning that the organization of individual species may be highly variable
* Preparing records or drawings from the information obtained by original specimens studied