546-0318/04 – Zoology (ZOO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2022/2023Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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KUP73 doc. Ing. Jiří Kupka, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

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Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Project work
Terrain work

Summary

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Compulsory literature:

MOORE, J. An Introduction to the Invertebrates. Cambridge : University Press, 2001, 355 pp. ISBN 0521779146

Recommended literature:

MADDISON, D. et al. Tree of Life web project [online]. c1995-2005 [cit. 2005-09-21]. Dostupné z: .

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Knowledge are checked during the semester by a semester project and presentations in MS PowerPoint. The course is completed by an examination, which may be scheduled having gained the initial credit. The examination is divided into a written and oral part.

E-learning

Other requirements

The study recommended literature. Complete the projects and written test to checking the knowledge in the professional literature, the content of lectures and exercises.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Characteristics of zoology as a science. Systematic zoology. Basic systematic categories. Binomial nomenclature. Biological species. 2. Legislative protection of animals in the Czech Republic. Bioindication, bioindicator, biomonitoring. 3. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of phylum Porifera, phylum Cnidaria and phylum Platyhelminthes. 4. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, study methods and bioindicative significance of phylum Mollusca and phylum Annelida. 5. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the subfamily Chelicerata and Crustacea. 6. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the subphylum Myriapoda and selected classes of the subphylum Hexapoda - classes Protura, Diplura and Collembola. 7. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of orders from the class Insecta - Ephemeroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Blattodea, Mantodea, Orthoptera, Dermaptera, Psocoptera, Anoplura, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera, Neuroptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Lepidoptera, Mecoptera, Diptera, Siphonaptera and Hymenoptera. 8. Characteristics, taxonomy classification and bioindicative significance of classes Petromyzontes and Osteichthyes. 9. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the class Amphibia. 10. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the class Reptilia. 11. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the class Aves. 12. Characteristics, taxonomy classification, methods of study and bioindicative significance of the class Mammalia. 13. Characteristics of the fauna of the Czech Republic and its position within Europe. 14. Characteristics and important representatives of animals selected types of the environment of the Czech Republic, including man-made habitats.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  34
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Participation in lectures and exercises.

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2022/2023 (B0724HGF011) Environmental Protection within Industry K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (B0724HGF011) Environmental Protection within Industry P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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