Chapter 1 Review

Chapter 1 Review - and an experimental group-What is a...

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Chapter 1 : Scientific Study of Life = Biology Review Questions This list is only a study guide , not a complete list of all the material on the test. As you study, see if you can answer these questions in your own words without referring to your notes or textbook. Any material discussed in class is potential test material. These questions and your lecture notes should show you which sections of the book you need to read more closely. Please bring questions to office hours (M, W 11.30 -12.30 PM; Thurs : 10.30-12) or by appointment. - Know the two approaches to science. Which one uses Inductive Reasoning? Which one uses Deductive Reasoning? - Know the steps involved with the scientific method and the order in which the steps are performed. - Be able to come up with hypotheses given a certain scenario. - Understand the importance of controls and large sample sizes in experiments. - What is the difference between a control group
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Unformatted text preview: and an experimental group ?-What is a scientific theory ? p. 8 of textbook-Unity of Life What is the signature molecule of life? Be able to state all the qualities that living things share in common . Think about what’s involved with each quality. ( For example: Structure- all living things have structure; they are all made up of one or more cells; the basic structure of all living things is the cell ) Lecture notes and p. 4 & 5-Diversity of Living Things. How many domains are there in today’s classification system? List them. Are Domains more complex than Kingdoms? Which Domain are animals and plants found in? -Be able to define and list (in order) the Levels of Organization of Life. What is the difference between consumers , producers and decomposers ? p. 3 **Question 8 p. 14**-Define Emergent Properties (p. 4). Give a biological example and a non biological example....
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