10 Credits SPRING


Pre-requisites: A-Level Biology or Equivalent Scientific Qualification

APS240

APS240


Aims/Description: In this module students will examine insect behaviour and some of its underlying mechanisms. Each practical will consist of a set exercise, a taxonomic demonstration and a class discussion of results. Students will investigate insect locomotion, feeding, sexual behaviour, grooming and gas exchange.

Restrictions on availability: APS Students Only.Not available to Ecology or Plant Science students.

Staff Contact: Professor Mike Siva-Jothy
Teaching Methods: Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Classroom Testing

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Animal and Plant Sciences):

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