Universität Wien FIND

300643 PP Sun - Energy for Life: Interdisciplinary project (2019W)


4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
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. 28 participants
Language: German



Verpflichtende Vorbesprechung inklusive Schulzuteilung am Di., 1.10.2019, 12:00-14.00 Uhr im ÜR7 (Anatomie), UZA1, Biozentrum.
Termine: Fixtermine am Do., 3.10.2019 und Do., 10.10.2019, jeweils von 11-14 Uhr (Gruppe 1) und 14-17 Uhr (Gruppe 2) im ÜR5, UZA1. Einteilung der Gruppen in der Vorbesprechung.
Alle weiteren Termine finden nach individueller Vereinbarung in Kleingruppen im ÜR5 bzw. in verschiedenen Schulen statt


Aims, contents and method of the course

During the lecture the students get in contact with interdisciplinary working. They will be informed about theories and experiments to special biological and physical topics of Photosynthesis and they get to know a didactical and methodological framework for a teaching in context. The students work in teams. It is common goal to develop and plan but also to realize a project together with pupils of the secondary school. Their reflections of the school-based experiences are the basis of the presentation at the end of the lecture.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written protocol, regular attendance, collaboration

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The students will conduct defined, previously elaborated and prepared experiments around the topic sun - energy for life , with pupils in schools. Thereby, the students will collect experiences for their later everyday life at school. The outcome, personal experiences and challenges will be discussed and critically reflected in a common seminar towards the end of the term.

Examination topics

Didactics, preparation and realisation of experiments together with pupils at schools; common reflection and exchange of experiences between students and teachers.
4-5 blocks at the University and 3 visits in schools are planned.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

LA-BU 283, UF BU 09

Last modified: Sa 20.07.2019 05:09