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After the completion of this week, you should be able to do the following:Contrast induction and deduction. Give an example of how each is used in the scientificmethod-Induction:starts with a small observation or question and works it's way to atheory by examining the related issues.-Deductive: starts with a general theory, statement, or hypothesis and then worksits way down to a conclusion based on evidence.Explain how verbal, graphical, and mathematical models offer different levels of precision-Describe the three elements of good experimental design and give an example of an experiment(real or hypothetical) that illustrates each element-Control conditions, replicate observations, randomize subjectsDistinguish among a datum, a mean, and a deviation. Use standard deviations to infer howclimates have changed recently-Datum: one point of data-Mean: average of all the data-Deviation: similar to an outlier

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Term
Spring
Professor
Christian Wright
Tags
Biology, Ecology, energy expenditure, endothermic thermoregulation

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