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270128 SE Public recognition of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology (2020W)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: German, English



Will be held as virtual seminar via moodle-big blue button; dates to be discussed, my proposal : 7 Mondays 17:30 or 18:00 hrs from Oct 19th till Dec 14th.
First meeting and discussion of dates and all relevant information: 12.10. 18:00 via moodle-BigBlue Button, please use chrome, firefox does not work well; please have a working cam, at least for the first meeting (browser on mobile phone works well)


Aims, contents and method of the course

The public recognition of relevant films and publications ( eg the reports of the European Environment Agency) in the field of environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology shall be reviewed. Films and texts are jointly watched/read and discussed afterwards. The critical examination of the media shall enhance the understanding of the consumer and lead to a deeper recognition of relevant questions in these particular fields of research.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation in the discussion
Written abstract on one of the discussed topics/films.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

minimal requirements:
Attendance in the first unit is compulsory.
Attendance of 85% of the seminars must be fulfilled, which equals one unit of absence.
Participation in the discussion and quality of the written essay.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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