LIVING SYSTEMS 1
Credit points: 15
Living Systems I is a core subject that brings together traditional biology and chemistry, reflecting the interrelationship between the two fields. You will be introduced to chemistry concepts and processes and explore their roles in biological systems. A range of biological systems and the significance of biological compounds will be investigated through a variety of laboratory tasks. You will develop an understanding of molecular structures and processes, including measurement and bonding and their significance in in key biological systems. The importance of living cells, their arrangement in organs and their significance in partial and/or whole systems will be examined. You will also learn the safe handling of chemical and biological materials and the relevance of environmental and ethical responsibilities.
Subject Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Admission into SBATE
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Biology: An Australian Focus
AuthorKnox, B, Ladiges, P, Evans, B & Saint, R
General Organic and Biological Chemistry
AuthorUrry LA, Myers N, Cain ML, Wasserman SA, Minorsky PV, Reece JB
PublisherPEARSON EDUCATION, FRENCHS
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Epping (Melbourne Polytechnic), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnthony Gendall
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Lectures are delivered in two modes: face-to-face and online. Students can choose the mode that suits them.
PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
Two 8.00 hours practical per study period on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students can choose either this 2- day intensive practical workshop or weekly lab classes
PracticalWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students can choose either these weekly lab classes or the 2- day intensive practical workshop
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Tutorials are delivered in two modes: face-to-face and online. Students can choose the mode that suits them.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Two formal lab reports based on teamwork tasks completed in prac classes 500 words each (1000 words)
Tutorial Questions (6 during semester) (each is 150 words. total equivalent to 900-words)
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One mid-semester written test(equivalent to 1,000-words) (1 hours duration)
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One end-of-semester written examination (equivalent to 1,500- words) (1.5 hours duration)
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