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Unformatted text preview: 1. To date -- enrollment in Bio 200 is closed and all sections are filled. 2. Anyone who has registration problems must see Dr. Fourtner in 211 Cooke Hall [email protected] 3. PLEASE BE ADVISED that LABS BEGIN THIS WEEK. IF YOU MISS LABORATORY, it will be considered an unexcused absence. Exams are Oct. 2 & Oct. 30 CLICKERS OUT ! CLICKERS OUT ! Clickers Clickers Have you gone to the following link to Have you gone to the following link to get information about using your get information about using your clickers, including how to register clickers, including how to register them in BlackBoard? them in BlackBoard? http://ubit.buffalo.edu/ubclicks/students/ http://ubit.buffalo.edu/ubclicks/students/ Item #1 is how you register. Item #1 is how you register. Item #2 is how you use them in the Item #2 is how you use them in the classroom. classroom. If you have registered and have your clicker Clicker Question Clicker Question Have you used clickers before? Have you used clickers before? 1 2 0% 0% 1. 1. Yes Yes 2. 2. No No 20 20 What is your intended major? What is your intended major? 1 2 3 4 5 6 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1) Health related 1) Health related profession profession 2) Business 2) Business 3) Engineering 3) Engineering 4) Science 4) Science 5) None of the above 5) None of the above 6) I don’t know 6) I don’t know 20 20 I have a fire breathing dragon in my I have a fire breathing dragon in my basement. basement. Do you believe me? Do you believe me? 1 2 3 0% 0% 0% 1. 1. Yes Yes 2. 2. No No 3. 3. I don’t know I don’t know 20 20 HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THIS HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THIS KIND OF STATEMENT? KIND OF STATEMENT? This is an extraordinary claim. This is an extraordinary claim. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof. proof. What kind of proof would we want? What kind of proof would we want? Can we deal with this claim scientifically? Can we deal with this claim scientifically? WHAT IS SCIENCE? WHAT IS SCIENCE? What is Science? H m ? Science is an attempt to explain the natural world in terms of natural processes. Get it? Natural —meaning by known and accepted physical principles. No supernatural explanations ! SCIENCE AS A WAY OF KNOWING “Science . ... Is the organized, systematic enterprise that gathers knowledge about the world and condenses the knowledge into testable laws and principles.” E.O. Wilson Science is. ......
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