Entomology in Teaching Biology


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Entomology in Teaching Biology

Code: 208679
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Mladen Kučinić
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Mladen Kučinić - Practicum
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Practicum 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Course objectives:
Introduce students to the largest group of organisms on Earth, which is very suitable for clarifying many important and significant phenomena when we talk about life, its origin, evolution and diversity.

Course content:
1. Revision of knowledge about insects that students have learned during the study,
2. The basic features of insects: the morphological, physiological, genetically,
3. Insects, organisms all around us: the reasons and explanations,
4. Knowledge about insects through history,
5. Biodiversity of insects,
6.Insects and energy, insects and sexuality,
7.Insects and space, insects and migrations, insects as invasive species,
8. Movement of insects, habitats, evolution
9. Insects in art, science, modern research, medicine,
10.Insects and plants: a special relationship of "friendship" and "hostility"
11.Importance of insects in the world: the benefits and "damage"
12. Insects in the school as a model to study and work with students
  1. Matoničkin, I., Klobučar, G. & Kučinić, M. 2010: Opća zoologija. Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Školska knjiga, 468 str.
  2. Habdija, I., Primc Habdija, B., Radanović, I., Vidaković, J., Kučinić, M., Špoljar, M.,Matoničkin, R. & Miliša, M., 2004: Protista-Protozoa i Metazoa-Invertebrata. Funkcionalna građa i praktikum. Samobor : Meridijani, 396 str.
  3. Matoničkin, I., Habdija I. & Primc Habdija, B. 1999: Beskralješnjaci; Biologija viših Avertebrata, Školska knjiga, 610 str.
  4. Kučinić, M., Mihoci, I. & Delić, A., 2014: Leptiri oko nas. Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 184 str.
8. semester
Izborni predmeti biologija 2 / kemija 2 - Regular study - Biology and Chemistry Education
Consultations schedule: