Zoologia I - Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 2 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: BIO
Level: Intermédio

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 28.00
Pratical and Laboratorial: 30.00
Fieldwork: 8.00
Seminar: 2.00


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Biologia (regime pós-laboral) - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2011/12
Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

Andreia de Barros Mendes Penado
Andreia de Barros Mendes Penado

Ensino teórico
Ensino prático e laboratorial
Docente a Contratar FCV
Docente a Contratar FCV

Trabalho de campo
Manfred Josef Kaufmann
Manfred Josef Kaufmann

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino prático e laboratorial
Trabalho de campo

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1. Understand and apply the concepts and zoological terms.
2. Understand animal diversity through the anatomy, morphology, physiology and development.
3. Identify the major groups of animals through the body plan and the main morphological and biological characteristics.
4. Recognize the different evolutionary trends that enabled the establishment of different animal archetypes and evolutionary relationships among the major groups.
5. Understanding the adaptations of animals to different ecosystems and understand the phenomena that have 
shaped its evolution.

1. Observe, record, describe, compare, and make inferences in a scientific manner 2. Express themselves fluently, with diverse and specific vocabulary area;
3 Analysis and synthesis;
4. Critical thinking and organizing ideas;
5. Respect animals and their environment. 

Evaluation Criteria

The evaluation consists of two written exams including questions on the subject of the theoretical, practical classes and can include questions about the field trips.

Program Resume (get program detail)

Main Bibliography

? Brusca, R. C. & Brusca, G. J. 2002. Invertebrates. Sinauer Associates, Massachusetts.
? Hadorn, E. & Wehner, R. 1978. Zoologia geral. 4a ed. Fundação Calouste de Gulbenkian.
? Hickman C., Roberts L. & Larson A. 2006. Integrated principles of Zoology. 13a ed. McGrawshill.
? Kükenthal, W., Matthes, E. & Renner, M. 1969. Guia de Trabalhos Práticos de Zoologia. Atlântica Editora S.A.R.L., Coimbra.
? Meglitsch, P. A. & Schram, F. R. 1991. Invertebrate Zoology. 3a ed. Oxford University Press.
? Moore J. 2006. An introduction to the Invertebrates. 2a ed. Cambridge University Press.
? Saldanha, L. 1995. Fauna submarina atlântica. Portugal continental, Açores, Madeira. Publicações Europa­ América.
? Storer, T., Usinger, R., Stebbins, R. & Nybakken, J. 1982. Zoología general. 6a ed. Ediciones Omega. S.A. Barcelona.
? Vargas P. & Zardoya R. (eds). 2014. The tree of life. Sinauer

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