January 8, 2007

January 8, 2007 - January 8, 2007 What is Biology? o Study...

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January 8, 2007 What is Biology? o Study of living organisms What is science? o Process of making observation and figuring out why it happens Doing Science o Asking and answering “How and Why” The Scientific Method     o A process of using common sense and logic to solve a problem o 5 Steps – same method can be used to solve a puzzle Step 1 – Making observations Defining the problem Points to remember o State the problem in the form of a question o Confine the problem to a single idea Step 2 – Asking Questions Collecting information This information is used to form a hypothesis Many sources of information Step 3 – Forming a Hypothesis An educated guess to answer the problem you have stated A tentative answer to a problem Step 4 – Making Predictions Predict what variables are involved in the problem
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