Lecture 1 - Bio 213 Winter 2010 Megan ONeill Introduction...

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Unformatted text preview: Bio 213 Winter 2010 Megan ONeill Introduction Megan ONeill Office:33-264 Phone:756-2806 est to email me for rrespondence Best to email me for correspondence Email: mboneill@calpoly.edu Office Hours: Mon. 2:00 Or by appointment Text: Mader, Concepts of Biology Clicker: eInstruction response pad Grading Grades based on: In class quizzes 15% of your grade Must be present for class quiz points 5% for attendance 10% for quiz questions; mostly based on readings Midterm exam b 100 pts nal exam 00 pts Final exam b 100 pts Online Quiz Every week Online for 5 days Your responsibility 25% grade Bb Discussion Board Weekly posting for 5% of your grade Post by Friday 5 PM Atoms Molecules Cells issues Levels of Organization in Life Tissues Organs Organisms Ecosystems Red Blood Cells Oak Grassland Lecture #1 Outline Scientific Method Organic Molecules Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic Acids ATP Cells Lecture #1 Readings Chapters 1. Introduction Chapter 1 2. Chemistry we dont cover in class but you are responsible for knowing the information. At least review it! (Chapter 2) 3. Organic Molecules Chapter 3 4. Cells: Chapters 4 & 5 Science as a Way of Knowing Science is a process of discovery Science considers only what is observable Directly or indirectly ience only considers questions that can be tested Science only considers questions that can be tested Questions about moral beliefs are untestable Questions about religious beliefs are untestable The Scientific Method 1. Make an observation 2. Develop a hypothesis 3. Design and run an experiment 4. Evaluate the results The Scientific Method A process that outlines a series of steps used to answer questions Requires evidence to logically solve problems Hypothesis An educated guess provides a tentative answer to a...
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This note was uploaded on 08/13/2010 for the course BIO BIO 213 taught by Professor O'neil during the Winter '10 term at Cal Poly.

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Lecture 1 - Bio 213 Winter 2010 Megan ONeill Introduction...

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