BIO 2 Unit 1 Exam review 1306 review

BIO 2 Unit 1 Exam review 1306 review - Review Questions for...

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Review Questions for Exam 1 Bio 1306 Use these questions to review your reading assignments. Also, use the online quizzes and activities to study these chapters. Also, study your class notes. Chapter 1 and Assignment 1 1. Describe the emergent properties seen in the levels of biological organization. 2. Describe the key characteristics shared by most living organisms. Consist of one or more cells Contain genetic info Use genetic info to reproduce themselves Are genetically related and have evolved Can convert molecules obtained from their environment into new biological molecules Can extract energy from the environment and use it to do biological work Can regulate their internal environment 3. What is BIOLOGY? Biology- the scientific study of all living things 4. How is all life on earth related? They share a common ancestor 5. Describe how scientists investigate life. Be familiar with Pieter Johnson’s research. Scientific Method- Gaining knowledge of the natural world by making observations, hypothesis and conducting experiments to test them Making observations Asking questions, Forming hypothesis Tentative answers to the questions, Making predictions based on the hypotheses Testing the predictions by making additional observations or conducting experiments He wanted to find out what caused the extra legs and deformities of frogs The frogs came from a pond near abandoned mercury mines and agricultural region So two possibilities of the cause were agricultural chemicals and heavy metals from the mines His proposed explanation was environmental water pollution
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He tested pond with and without the presence of deformed frogs for pollutants His hypothesis was disproved which lead him to another one: deformities were caused by a parasite His control experiment had no parasites with tadpoles Exp 1 had tadpoles with parasite Alaria Exp 2 had tadpoles with parasite Ribeiroia Exp 3 had tadpoles with bothe Alaria and Ribeiroia Ribeiroia was found to be the cause of deformities 6. What is PubMed? PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. 7. What is the difference between science and scientism? (Review the article by Eugenie Scott.) Scientism (belief) (materialism, philosophical naturalism) claims that scientific understanding eliminates the possibility (or likelihood) of a supernatural world; the material universe is all there is. Science and reason are sufficient to answer all important questions, whether about the natural world or about morals and ethics . It is scientism hat disturbs religion; science itself should not. Scientism, in the strong sense, is the self-annihilating view that only scientific claims are meaningful, which is not a scientific claim and hence, if true, not meaningful. Thus, scientism is either false or
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course BIO 1306 taught by Professor Adair,tamarah during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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BIO 2 Unit 1 Exam review 1306 review - Review Questions for...

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