Course: Methods of biological studies III

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Course title Methods of biological studies III
Course code KBI/P305
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Malý Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Benada Oldřich, RNDr. CSc.
  • Táborský Ivan, Mgr.
Course content
The demonstration of entomological, pedobiological, hydrobiological and vertebratological collecting methods. The upgrading of invertebrate (above all arthropod and mollusc) collections. Methods of the fixation, preparation, conservation and storage of collected products of nature. The preparation and using of colleting jars and killing agents. Preparation and storage of vertebrate skeletons. Collaborations with naturalistic departments of regional museums. Practice zoological methods of the collection of animals ( pitfal traps, sweeping, sifting , insect collectors, insect nets, aspirator, aqatic nets, beating sheet etc.). Determination under field conditions and selected made preparations. Demonstration of collected animals living in different ecosystems. Improving of the collecting methods: hydrobiological, pedobiological, entomological, vertebratological.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The demonstration of entomological, pedobiological, hydrobiological and vertebratological collecting methods. The upgrading of invertebrate (above all arthropod and mollusc) collections. Methods of the fixation, preparation, conservation and storage of collected products of nature. The preparation and using of colleting jars and killing agents. Preparation and storage of vertebrate skeletons. Collaborations with naturalistic departments of regional museums.

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Recommended literature
  • Duellman, W.E.; Trueb, L. Biology of amphibians. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London. 1994.
  • Gaisler J. Atlas savců České a Slovenské republiky. Academia. 2002.
  • Gaisler, J. Úvod do zoologie obratlovců (skriptum). MU Brno, l994..
  • Gaisler, J. Zoologie obratlovců. Academia Praha,. 1983.
  • Hajer, J. Stručný přehled zoologie obratlovců (skriptum). UJEP Ústí nad Labem, l993..
  • Hruška M. Fyziologie živočichů a člověka, Gaudeamus, H.K.. 1994.
  • Schreiber M. a kol. Funkční somatologie.. 1998.
  • Šimek V. et al. Fyziologie živočichů a člověka, P.F., Masarykova Univerzita, Brno. 1996.
  • TROJAN, S. a kol. Lékařská fyziologie. Grada, 2004.
  • Veselovský Z. Obecná ornitologie. Academia Praha,. 2001.


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