Dr. Blair What is Biological Science: Biology (from Greek: βίος, bio , " life "; and λόγος, logos , "speech" lit. "to talk about life"), also referred to as the biological sciences , is the scientific study of life . Biology examines the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution of living things. It classifies and describes organisms, their functions, how species come into existence, and the interactions they have with each other and with the natural environment . Four unifying principles form the foundation of modern biology: cell theory , evolution , genetics and homeostasis . Topic: Natural Disaster Ariticle- http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/s/shield_volcano.htm Shield volcanoes are formed by lava flows of low viscosity - lava that flows easily. Consequently, a volcanic mountain having a broad profile is built up over time by flow after flow of
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 212 taught by Professor Marchand during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.