Course: Botany III

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Course title Botany III
Course code KBI/BOT13
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ryplová Renata, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
History of botanical research Botanical nomenclature, systematic categorization Phylogenetic development Bacteria : Cyanobacteria Protozoa Chromista Fungi : Chytridiomycota , Zygomycota , Deuteromycota Fungi : Ascomycota , Basidiomycota , Lichens Algae: Biliphytae Algae: Viridiplantae Bryophytes Spore plants: Lycopodiophyta Spore plants: Equisetales , Polypodiales

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection, Skills training, Laboratory, Graphic and art activities
Learning outcomes
Students will gain knowledge of botanical taxonomy, evolution and main characteristics of cyanobacteria, fungi, algae and spore plants. They acquire the skills discussed determination botanical groups and their main representatives. Students will gain knowledge about key plant species, their evolutionary significance, ecosystem importance and the practical utility.
Theoretical knowledge of important plant taxa, their importance in nature and for humans, their role in the environment.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Interview, Combined exam

Students will gain knowledge of botanical taxonomy, evolution and main characteristics of plant species. 80 % participation , 60 % of the points in tests Work with determinative literature (botanical keys), collection and preparation plants. Knowledge of important taxa of our flora and their importance in nature and for people.
Recommended literature
  • Hendrych R.:. Systém a evoluce vyšších rostlin.- SPN, Praha, 499 s. 1979.
  • Kalina T.:. Systém a vývoj sinic a řas. 2. vyd. Praha: UK Karolinum, 1998.
  • Kalina T., Váňa J.:. Sinice, řasy, houby, mechorosty a podobné organismy v současné biologii, Karolinum. Praha, Karolinum, 2005.
  • Kremmer B.P., Muhle H.:. Lišejníky, mechorosty a kapraďorosty. Evropské druhy.- Ikar, Praha. 1998.
  • Rabšteinek O., Poruba M., Skuhrovec J.:. Lišejníky, mechorosty a kapraďorosty ve fotografii.- SZN, Praha, 221 s. 1987.
  • Rosypal S. et al.:. Fylogeneze, systém a biologie organismů. Praha: SPN, 1992.
  • Rosypal S. et al.:. Nový přehled biologie. Praha: Scientia, 2003.
  • Špaček J.:. Hlenky, houby, řasy. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1999.
  • Urban Z., Kalina T.:. Systém a evoluce nižších rostlin.- SPN, Praha, 415 s. 1980.
  • Váňa J.:. Systém a vývoj hub a houbových organismů.- UK Karolinum, Praha, 164 s. 1996.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter