Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Water Quality and Its Effects On Algae BIY 505 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses Absent
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. TUĞBA ONGUN SEVİNDİK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. TUĞBA ONGUN SEVİNDİK,
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Teaching the fundamental concepts, methods and their application in water quality studies with relationships with algae.
Course Content Fundamental concepts and methods about physical and chemical parameters using in water quality studies, importance of algae and relationships with parameters, different pollution resource, principals of water quality monitoring.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Physical properties of water (temperature, density, transparency, turbidity, effects of waves and hydrodynamics). Lecture, Testing, Homework,
2 Chemical properties of water (carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, hidrogen content and pH). Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Chemical oxygen demand, biological oxygen demand, alkalinity, buffers and measuring methods. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Water hardness and inorganic ions (Ca, Cu, Mg, Fe...etc.). Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Organic substances (humic and tannic substances, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins..etc.). Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and measuring methods. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
7 Trace elements (B, Hg, Cd etc.) Lecture, Testing, Homework,
8 Biological parameters (chlorophyll and biomass of algae) of water. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
9 Midterm exam. Lecture, Testing,
10 Chlorophyll, silica, nitrogen and phosphorus determination methods. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
11 Importance of algae as an indicator organisms. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
12 Relationships between algae and all parameters. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
13 Thermal pollution, bacteriological pollution and its control. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
14 Eutrophication and its control. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
15 Water quality monitoring. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Physical properties of water (temperature, density, transparency, turbidity, effects of waves and hydrodynamics).
2 Chemical properties of water (carbon dioxide, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, hidrogen content and pH).
3 Chemical oxygen demand, biological oxygen demand, alkalinity, buffers and measuring methods.
4 Water hardness and inorganic ions (Ca, Cu, Mg, Fe...etc.).
5 Organic substances (humic and tannic substances, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins..etc.).
6 Total Suspended Solids (TSS) and Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and measuring methods.
7 Trace elements (B, Hg, Cd etc.)
8 Biological parameters (chlorophyll and biomass of algae) of water.
9 Chlorophyll, silica, nitrogen and phosphorus determination methods.
10 Importance of algae as an indicator organisms.
11 Relationships between algae and all parameters.
12 Thermal pollution, bacteriological pollution and its control.
13 Eutrophication and its control.
14 Water quality monitoring.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Providing methods of development and obtaining information methods at the specialist scale
2 To be able to practice the subject
3 Having a basic knowledge in related field literature
4 Explain and discuss the results
5 Identify original topics
6 Has the ability to use his / her achievements in biology in interdisciplinary studies.
7 Develops attitude towards project-based work.
8 Academic and cultural accumulation contributes to the process of being information society.
9 Can use computer and information technology at advanced level in accordance with its purposes.
10 Develop a positive attitude towards life-long learning.
11 Develops knowledge at the level of expertise in the relevant disciplines, based on biology level qualifications.
12 It is an individual who is sensitive to universal and social values, who observes, investigates, produces, and has ethical values in the fields / practices in his / her field of study.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6