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300208 VO Life history evolution: Why do elephants live longer than flies ? (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German, English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

First lecture: 9.10.2018 (no lecture on 2.10.2018)

Tuesday 02.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 09.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 16.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 23.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 30.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 06.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 13.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 20.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 27.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 04.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 11.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 08.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 15.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 22.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG
Tuesday 29.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal 2 UZA 1 Biozentrum 2.249 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Why are organisms big or small?
When in their life to they reproduce?
Why do they have many or few offspring?
How often do the reproduce?
Why does one organism (=elephant) live longer than another (=mouse)?

This course is structured as a "flipped classroom" course. By actively participating you can save study time.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam. First exam shortly after the end of the course at the beginning of February.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Contents of the course.

Reading list

Literatur (selection, scientific articles will be announced during the course):

Stearns, S.C. (1992) The Evolution of Life Histories. Oxford University Press.
Roff, D. (2002) Life History Evolution. Oxford University Press.
Flatt, T. & Heyland A. eds. (2011) Mechanisms of Life History Evolution. The Genetics and Physiology of Life History Traits and Trade-Offs. Oxford University Press.
Jones, J.H. (2015) Resource Transfers and Human Life-History Evolution. Annual Review of Anthropology. doi:10.1146/annurev-anthro-102214-013938.

Association in the course directory

WZB, M-WZB, UF BU 10

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