LAB LECTURE 1 - LAB LECTURE 1 Process of Science through...

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LAB LECTURE 1 Process of Science through Study of Orientation Behavior I. Use of vertebrate Animals at Cornell a. Policy and standard operating procedures: look up on the web b. IACUC c. AUHSP: Program to evcaluate and manage human health risks for those working with animals d. Frog Dissection: week of November 2. Nitrile gloves provided, web tutorial available as an alternative e. What is you II. Process of Science a. Discovery science (induction) – based on many observations i. Astronomy, Climate pattern, cell structures, genome projects b. Hypothesis science (decuction) – from general to specific i. Peppered moth study by Kettlewell ii. Observation (inductive reasoning, explanatory system) Hypothesis iii. Hr: Research hypothesis. Test of hypothesis: due to greater crypticity the melanic form on dark tree bark suffers from less predators on tree bark covered with lichen iv. Deductive approach produces two mutually exclusive hypothesis. If one is rejected, the other can be deemed as true
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2009 for the course B 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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LAB LECTURE 1 - LAB LECTURE 1 Process of Science through...

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