SLE265 - Marine Botany
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:||
One of SLE106 or SLE111, and one of SLE132 or SLE144
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
10 x 1 hour practicals per trimester, 8 x 3 hour practicals per trimester, 2 x 1 day fieldtrip (weather permitting), 1 x 6 hour workshop.
Practical activities for students enrolled at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) campus will be conducted at the Queenscliff Marine Station.
SLE265 will allow students to explore key concepts in marine botany. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to recognise key characteristics of different groups of marine plants and identify and preserve specimens. Students will investigate the evolution and diversity of marine plants and the roles plants play in marine ecosystems, global carbon budgets, and aquaculture and commercial applications. The unit will provide interactive and hands-on laboratory, and field-based practicals, which will enable students to develop skills in recognising the influence of anthropogenic factors that threaten marine plants.
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