BIO150_HW1 - BIO 150 Homework 1 NAME ID TEAM DATE READ THE...

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BIO 150 Homework 1 NAME: ID #: TEAM #: DATE: READ THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU BEGIN! A paper copy of this assignment must be handed in on the due date. Number your answers; do not include the questions in your submission. Your answers must be original. Follow the policies outlined in the Academic Integrity document. QUESTIONS (30 pts total) 1. “A hypothesis must be testable , otherwise it is not scientific.” Explain what is meant by testable . What are the criteria for a testable hypothesis? Explain. Compare and contrast scientific and nonscientific hypotheses (actual or hypothetical) in your explanation. (5 pts) 2. Sebastien is investigating whether Drug X halts tumor growth. He buys a rat that has a tumor and gives it Drug X. After 2 weeks he notices that the tumor stopped growing. He attends a conference and reports that Drug X is effective. Was Sebastien justified in drawing his conclusion? Explain what errors Sebastien committed and all the ways you
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course BIO 150 taught by Professor Schmidt during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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BIO150_HW1 - BIO 150 Homework 1 NAME ID TEAM DATE READ THE...

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