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Modiwl BNS-1002:
Organismal Diversity

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Natural Sciences

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Joanna Smith

Amcanion cyffredinol

To present an overview of basic classification, form and function of the major groups of living organisms

Cynnwys cwrs

All major groups of living organisms will be reviewed, from viruses, bacteria, protists, fungi and higher plants to invertebrate and vertebrate animals. General taxonomy, body form, physiology and life history will be studied to give an appreciation of the multiple aspects of biodiversity.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

D- to D+: Adequate factual knowledge about diversity of plants and animals with some basic knowledge about function of evolutionary adaptations seen in different groups. Some basic comprehension of reasons for comparative differences seen between taxa.

da

B- to B+: Good factual knowledge about diversity of plants and animals with demonstrable accurate knowledge about function of evolutionary adaptations seen in different groups and classification criteria. A student acheiving 2:1 grades in the module overall will have a good ability to compare taxa and show some reasoning when considering similarities and differences between these.

C- i C+

C- to C+: Reasonable factual knowledge about diversity of plants and animals with some knowledge about function of evolutionary adaptations seen in different groups and awareness of classification criteria. A student acheiving 2:2 grades in the module overall will have a reasonable ability to compare taxa.

ardderchog

A- to A+: Comprehensive factual knowledge about diversity of plants and animals with highly accurate knowledge about function of evolutionary adaptations seen in different groups and classification criteria. Excellent ability to compare taxa and show some reasoning when considering similarities and differences between these.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Know the basic taxonomy of living organisms, from viruses, microbes, fungi, plants, to invertebrate and vertebrate animals.

  2. Understand the functional morphology of the above organisms.

  3. Understand basic physiological principles applicable to selected groups of organisms.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
PRAWF DOSBARTH MCQ test A

Multiple choice questions on Week 1 & 2 content: Microbes, Algae and Plants

10
PRAWF DOSBARTH MCQ test B

Multiple choice questions on Week 3 & 4 content: Sponges, Cnidaria, Platyhelminthes, Annelids

10
PRAWF DOSBARTH MCQ Test C

Multiple choice questions on Week 5 & 7 content: Arthropods

10
PRAWF DOSBARTH MCQ Test D

Multiple choice questions on Week 8 content: Molluscs & Echinoderms

5
ARHOLIAD Exam

End of Semester exam covering all content from the module.

55
PRAWF DOSBARTH MCQ Test E

Multiple choice questions on Week 9 & 10 content: Chordata

10

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
 

Directed reflective and formative tasks in an online environment supported by tutors. These will be designed to encourage continued engagement, time on task and to promote practice of study skills after each subject block within the module

20
Lecture

Lectures may be one or two hours in duration - combinations of theory, phylogenetic relationships and illustrative case studies. Lectures will be given in subject blocks and optional drop-in summary and revision sessions will be timetabled to support learning in a responsive way

30
Private study

Guided independent study: Students will be supported in the virtual learning environment via provision of extra reading and watching/lecture notes/formative assessment and group feedback. Students will be expected to invest 2-3 hours of self-directed study for every hour of teaching contact

150

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Consider issues from a range of interdisciplinary perspectives.
  • Demonstrate the independence and skills required for continuing professional development

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

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Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)

http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/bns-1002.html

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