BIO 101 Fall 2009 Study Guide Exam #1

BIO 101 Fall 2009 - BIO 101 Fall 2009 Study Guide Exam#1 Review all non-textbook articles/readings for main ideas Main themes in biology What major

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BIO 101 Fall 2009 Study Guide Exam #1 Review all non-textbook articles/readings for main ideas. Main themes in biology What major theory makes sense of many discoveries in biology? What are the key themes/theories in biology as listed in the syllabus? How do scientists learn about the world? How do deductive and inductive reasoning relate to hypothesis testing? What is the difference between a scientific “theory” and a lay definition of “theory”? How do theories differ from laws and hypotheses? What are the roles of the independent variable, dependent variable, controlled variables, sample size, experimental group and control group in hypothesis testing? Can explanations be proven true? Can explanations be disproven? As ways of knowing about the world, how do science and religion differ? Does a positive correlation mean that a cause and effect relationship exist between two variables? What is bioethics?
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2010 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '09 term at Point Loma.

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