biol 1001 outline chapter 1 from teach

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Chapter 1:Introductionto Life on Earth What is the Science of Biology? Principles Underlying All Science All events can be attributed to natural causes Explanations don’t invoke deity Do not specifically exclude deity Natural laws apply at all places and all times People perceive events in similar ways Misconceptions About Science Scientists “prove” things “It is just a theory” Science vs. religion The Scientific Method Penicillin Fleming , 1920 Culture dish became contaminated Bacteria wouldn’t grow near Penicillium mold Extracted fluid from mold Fluid inhibited bacterial growth Later isolated as penicillin Scientific Theories A general statement about how things operate Derived through inductive reasoning Has survived thorough challenges Never permanent or final “truth” Always provisional (tentative) Always subject to change or replacement Used to propose hypotheses (deductive reasoning )
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What are the Characteristics of Living Things? Characteristics of Living Things
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