Lecture2outine - Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Lecture 2 Process...

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Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft Lecture 2: Process of Science I. Experimental Design A. Example a. Observation b. Hypothesis c. Experiment d. What is the sample size in this experiment? e. What was the control group in the example experiment? f. What was the experimental group in the example experiment? 1
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Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft g. What is the dependent variable in this example? h. On which graph axis does the dependent variable usually go? i. What is the independent variable in this example? j. On which graph axis does the independent variable usually go? k. Conclusion l. Is it possible to prove a hypothesis? II. Process of Science A. Statistics a. Why use statistics? b. Can statistics tell us if an experiment is valid? 2
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Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft B. Use of Model Organisms a. What are model organisms and in what situations do we use them? b. Has the use of model organisms increased our scientific understanding?
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course BIOL 1100 taught by Professor Bind during the Spring '07 term at East Carolina University .

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Lecture2outine - Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Lecture 2 Process...

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