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Started: Submitted: Score: Points: Points: 0 out of 0 Points: 10 out of 10 Points: 0 out of 10 From: null <Saved by Internet Explorer 11> Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09 49 13 -0500 To: CC: Subject:Unit Assessment: Biology, The Science of Life Unit Assessment: Biology, The Science of Life Attempt 2 of 2 08/24/2015 12:01 AM EDT 08/24/2015 12:11 AM EDT 64% 90 out of 140 Question 1 Angela wonders whether an “energy drink” is really effective. Before her morning run, she downs a can. On that run she feels better and runs further than she ever has before. After that, she is convinced that the drink works and encourages anyone who will listen to give it a try. Her evidence for the drink’s effectiveness... A. is totally unscientific in nature. She has an opinion but it could not be tested scientifically. B. is scientific and strong. She has directly observed performance benefits from using the drink. C. is somewhat scientific (based on observation) but weak. There is inadequate control in the design of the “experiment.” Feedback Correct. A scientific test would involve control and experimental groups, and would compare the drink to some kind of placebo. It would also have more verifiable measures of performance for the dependent variable. Question 2 Biology is classified as a A. Social science B. Natural science C. Physical science D. All of these Feedback Correct. Biology, chemistry and physics are all natural sciences. Question 3 Which of the following is not a scientific claim? A. “This product has been approved by a world renowned doctor” B. “The safety of this product has been tested using mouse models” C. “Laboratory experimentation has verified the effectiveness of this
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Points: 10 out of 10 Points: 10 out of 10 Points: 0 out of 10 product" D. All of these are scientific claims Feedback Incorrect. Mouse models are accepted scientific research approaches.
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