Laboratory - DIDATTICA DELLA BIOLOGIA (2019/2020)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giancarlo Tassinari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem. 2B dal Apr 6, 2020 al May 16, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Learning the basic concepts of scientific thinking and their application to the living organism; applying the acquired knowledge to design and carry out simple didactic activities and evaluate their learning.


- How substances move in the organism
- "Animal electricity": cellular potentials and communication
- How the muscle contracts and reflex movements
- Brain and central control of movement
- Sensitivity: body sensation and pain
- Eye and vision
- Hearing, balance, and chemical senses
- How the heart works
- How do we breathe
- How the kidney works
- Digestion and absorption of foods
- The hormones.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
(inclusi riferimenti online) Materiale fornito dal docente  
Widmaier E.P., Raff H., Strang K.T. Vander Fisiologia (Edizione 2) Ambrosiana 2018 9788808280022

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral, on both the matter of the course and the corresponding didactic activity.