Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102025422006Insect PhysiologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course provides that topics on the goal and scope of insect physiology, development, growth, reproduction in insects are known and environmental conditions, types, measure and biochemistry of respiratory, digestive, nervous, circulatory systems are comprehended by students
Name of Lecturer(s)
Associate Prof. Dr. Ferit TURANLI
Learning Outcomes
1Knowing the goal and scope of insect physiology
2Learning nutritional requires of insects.
3Knowing requires of insect physiologist
4Comprehending physiology of systems in insects.
5Learning structure and mission of insect integument
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- General description and relationship with other sciences of physiology, history of physiology and insect physiology, requires of insect physiologist.- Structure and mission of insect integument.- Color formation and color changes in insects.- Circulatory physiology of insects.- Physiology of respiratory system.- Physiology of the nervous system and sensory organs.- Physiology of the digestive system.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General description and relationship with other sciences of physiology, history of physiology and insect physiology
2Requires of insect physiologist, integument physiology, general description of integument, general structure of cuticle.
3General structure of cuticle
4Hypodermis
5Color formation and color changes in insects.
6Circulatory physiology of insects.
7Certain physical and chemical features related to blood circulation.
8Midterm Exam
9Physiology of respiratory system.
10Other organs related to respiratory in insects.
11Physiology of the nervous system and sensory organs.
12Physiology of the digestive system.
13Nutritional requires of insects.
14Term paper
15Presentation of the project
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Handouts are supplied by the Lecturer.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Quiz6318
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Project Presentation11515
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination14545
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)249
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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