Course: Geology for Biology Students

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Course title Geology for Biology Students
Course code CBG/MIPE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Vočadlová Klára, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Mergl Michal, Prof. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
1) Geological sciences. Geochemistry. 2) Mineralogy general and special (crystallography). 3) Chemical and physical characteristic of minerals. 4) Mineralogical system: principes. Elements, Sulphides. 5) Oxides, hydroxides. Carbonates. Sulphates. 6) Phosphates. Silicates. Organolites. 7) Mineral paragenesis (magmatic, hypergenic and metamorphic origin). 8) Petrology general (rock classification, textures and structures of rocks). 9) Magmatic rocks. 10) Sedimentary rocks. 11) Metamorphic rocks. 12) Pedology, classification of soils. 13) Facies.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching, Self-study of literature, Lecture, Lecture with visual aids, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
know principes of anorganic chemistry at secondary school level
know main minerals and mineral composition of principal rocks
know main geological processes on the Earth
professional skills
be able to work with text in a textbook
determine common minerals after their shape and physical properties
be able to work with geographical map
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
know principes of mineral and rock origin
define selected common minerals and rocks including their position in s mineralogic system
know minerals and rock as raw sources
acquire knowledce of principes of rock classification
know importance of rock for soil origin and biosphere
professional skills
determine minerals and rocks by their physical-chemical properties
explain the geological map
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture with visual aids
Practicum
Multimedia supported teaching
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Test
Continuous assessment
professional skills
Skills demonstration during practicum
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Encyklopedický slovník geologických věd. Sv. 1, A-M. 1. vyd. Praha : Academia, 1983.
  • Dudek, Arnošt; Malkovský, Miroslav; Suk, Miloš. Atlas hornin. 2. vyd. Praha : Academia, 1984.
  • Slavík, František. Mineralogie. Praha : Academia, 1974.
  • Velebil, Dalibor. Minerály pod nohama, v průmyslu a ve sbírkách. Praha, 2012.
  • Zamarský, V. et al. Mineralogie a petrografie. VŠB Ostrava, 1990.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (16) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (15) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Health Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (16) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (15) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (15) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (16) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Health Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (1) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (16) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (17) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (15) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (14) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (15) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (13) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (13) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Health Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (17) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (15) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Health Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Health Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (1) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (16) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (14) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (13) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (13) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Biology in Education (13) Biology courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (14) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (14) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (13) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Studies in Mathematics (14) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 2 Winter