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BZ1004 - The Diversity of Animal Life

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)

Introduction to the diversity of animal life, investigating invertebrate and vertebrate animals by comparing their form, function and behaviour. Examination of the animals that use specific local habitats such as rainforest, tropical savanna, freshwater streams and marine environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • learn practical techniques for studying animals;
  • understand how animals cope with various environmental conditions;
  • understand the diversity and organisation of the animal kingdom.
Students enrolling in this subject should have a good understanding of chemistry, mathematics and english.
AG1004 AG1007 BZ1006 BZ1007 ZL1001


JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janine Sheaves
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Janine Sheaves.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practical assessment; (50%).

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