SLE360 - Australian Invertebrates
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
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2 x 1 hour class per week, 6 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.
The unit examines characteristics of invertebrates, together with their evolutionary origins, taxonomy and distribution in the Australasian region; insect success (including sociality) and the importance of invertebrate communities in both undisturbed and disturbed Australian ecosystems; and reproductive and physiological adaptations of invertebrates to Australian conditions. This unit will also address the assessment and control of invertebrate communities in Australia (especially of agricultural pests).
Class test (2 x 20%) 40%, team oral presentation 15%, team project 45%