Invertabrate biology

lbio1230  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Invertabrate biology
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
4 credits
10.0 h + 40.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
This course addresses the evolution and diversity of non-vertebrate animals. After an introduction on the protists, it reviews clades resulting from animal evolution (porifers, cnidarians, platyhelminthes, rotifers, nematodes, molluscs, and arthropods).
Teaching methods
Online multimedia course
Practical work including dissections and observations of biological material under the microscope.
Evaluation methods
Oral theory test
Continuous assessment during practical sessions
Exam of practical work
Online resources
The online course is available on the platform
Teaching materials
  • Les non-vertébrés: diversité et évolution
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Biology

Minor in Scientific Culture