SLE315 - Comparative Animal Physiology
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:|
One of SLE204, SLE211, SLE219, SLE265, SLE232, SLE255 or SLE221
1 hour seminar per module will be delivered via Cloud Deakin
This unit compares the physiological adaptations of animals in the context of environment, lifestyle and evolutionary history. Examples, which are drawn from a wide range of animal taxa, focus on adaptations of animals living in challenging environments. Topics include respiration, salt and water balance, temperature regulation, metabolism and animal size, locomotion and sensory organs.
4 x online multiple choice tests (5% each) 20%, virtual seminar 30%, project report 50%