Department Of Natural Science Lecture Notes


Lecturer

1) INTERNATIONAL LAW.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: International Law

  • At the end of this topic student’s are expected to ;

  • Define International law

  • Explain the categories of International law

  • List and explain the sources of International law

  • Explain why International law should be regarded as law

  • Explain the obligations conditioning states to abide by the provision of International law.

Lecturer

2) INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the week, the students are expected to know:

 -what  genetics entails

 -the varoius areas of genetics

 -Terminologies associated with genetics.

 - Brief history of genetics.

 - The laws of Mendelian genetics.

Lecturer

3) AEB 121: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME

v At the end of the week, the students should be able to know:

v What Annelids are

v the characteristics of Annelids

v the various classes of Annelids

v the differences between the classes.

v the economic importance of Annelids.

 

Lecturer

4) AEB 121 PHYLUM MOLLUSCA.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUT - COME

  • At the end of the class, the students are expected to know the following:
  • What molluscs are
  • The characteristics of Molluscs
  • The various classes of Molluscs
  • The distinguishing characteristics between the various classes
  • The economic importance of Molluscs
  • The difference between molluscs and other phyla.

Lecturer

5) AEB121: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY PHYLUM ARTHROPODA.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME

  • At the end of the class, the students should be able to know the following:
  • The meaning of Arthropods.
  • The characteristics of Arthropods.
  • The reasons for abundance and diversity of Arthropods.
  • The various classes of Arthropods.
  • The economic importance of Arthropods.

Lecturer

6) AEB 122: CLASS AVES.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTRODUCTION

?Birds or Aves are the most noticeable, melodious and most beautiful of the vertebrates.

?There are more than 10,400 species world wide.

?They are found in the forests, deserts, mountains, praires and all oceans.

Lecturer

7) AEB122 CLASS: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM OF MAMMALS.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

CONTENTS:

      MONETREMES

      MARSUPIALS

      PLACENTAL MAMMALS.

Lecturer

8) INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY PART A.

(Mr Otarigho Benson )

At the completion of this course, students are expected to:

  1. Define the concept of genetics and cell physiology

Lecturer

9) INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY (B).

(Dr Agbugui Marian Onwude)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of this course, students are expected to:

  1. Define the ecosystem
  2. Know and enumerate the factors effecting the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem,
  3. Discuss the types of interaction and the benefits to man and his environment
  4. Discuss the types of erosion and the possible ways of conservation of the ecosystem

 

Lecturer

10) INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY PART C (1).

(Dr Agbugui Marian Onwude)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of this course, students are expected to:

  1. Give a brief history of RNA and DNA
  2. Describe the location of RNA and DNA
  3. Enumerate the uses and functionalities of RNA and DNA
  4. Differentiate between RNA and DNA
  5. Enumerate the uses and application of bioenergetics
  6. State the functions of biological membrane

Lecturer

11) INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY PART B (2).

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of this course, students are expected to:

  1. Define and apply Mendel’s law of Independent Assortment
  2. Understand the concept behind linkages and recombination
  3. Discuss and analyze sex linked characters and their presentation

 

Lecturer

12) INTRODUCTORY MOLECULAR BIOLOGY.

(Dr Ajayi Olulope Olufemi)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

 


1.  To define the chromosomes and genes
2.  To discuss the process of DNA replication and repair  
3.  To distinguish between biological information transfer in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

Lecturer

13) INTRODUCTORY BIOCHEMISTRY 2.

(Mr Ehiosun Kevin Iyere)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES


At the completion of this lecture, students are expected to:
1. Know the building block of proteins  
2. State the twenty (20) common amino acids  
3. Classify the twenty (20) common amino acids by properties of their side chains
4. Understand the formation of peptides

Lecturer

14) MICROBIAL ECOLOGY NOTE.

(Miss Ezeanya Chinyere Charity)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES


At the completion of this course, students are expected to:
1.  Define the concept of microbial ecology.
2.  Understand all the types of microbial interaction.
3.  Understand the concept of microbes and ecological theory.
4.  Apply  the  concept  of the  different  types  of  adaptation  of  microbes  to  their
environment and articulate solutions to simple problems.
5.   Carry out projects to:  
?  Identify possible microbial interaction in an environment.

Lecturer

15) GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY NOTE.

(Miss Ezeanya Chinyere Charity)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the completion of this course, students are expected to:
1.  Define the concept of microbial cell structure.
2.  Demonstrate knowledge on the TWO main types of microbial cell structure.
3.  Define  and  list  the  different  phases  of  growth;  factors  affecting  microbial
growth.
4.  Apply the role of micro-organisms in soil, food and to solve simple practical
problems.
5.   Carry out projects to:  
?  Identify and differentiate between…

Lecturer

16) INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (1).

(Mr Edokpolor Ohanmu )

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES


At the completion of this course, students are expected to:
1.  Define Plant Biology and Biotechnology.
2.  Give a brief note on the various area of specialization
3.  Define biotechnology
4.  Understand the history of biotechnology
5.  Explain the application and relevant of biotechnology to man

Lecturer

17) INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY NOTE (C).

(Mr Imarhiagbe Odoligie )

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES


At the completion of this course, students are expected to:
1.  Understand the reason for classification of living organism,
2.  Understand the characteristics and the evolutionary relationships among groups of plants.  
3.  Demonstrate hands-on practical on self-identification of plants using classification keys

Lecturer

18) FUNCTIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY.

(Dr Ugbenyen Moses Anthony)

At the completion of this course, students are expected to:

  1. Define various concept of Signal transduction (e.g hormones and neurotransmitters).
  2. List and classify plant and animal hormones.
  3. List the different classes of neurotransmitters.
  4. Draw the biochemical structure of the listed neurotransmitters.
  5. Understand how hormones and neurotransmitters transduce signal.
  6. Understand the concept of second messenger in signal transduction.
  7. Understand the role of cAMP, IP3, Ca2+ in sensing and processing stimuli.

Lecturer

19) INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (PART B LECTURE NOTE).

(Mr Otarigho Benson   and DR. (MRS) M.O. AGBUGUI, & MRS. H. J. OZEMOKA)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of this course section, students are expected to:

  • Define reproduction and state the types.
  • Know and enumerate the factors of reproduction
  • Discuss the types of cleavages an the pattern of cleavages
  • Discuss the stages of embryonic development in mammals
  • Discuss organogenesis in both males and females

Lecturer

20) INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (PART A LECTURE NOTE).

(Dr Agbugui Marian Onwude  and DR. OTARIGHO BENSON & MRS. H. J. OZEMOKA)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the completion of this course section, students are expected to:

  • Define cell.
  • Explain the concept of cell.
  • State the components of cell and their functions
  • List and explain the levels of organization.
  • Relate the knowledge from the organization of life to real life issues.

State the advantages and the disadvantages of complexity in higher organisms.