Study Guide for Chapter 1

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Study Guide for Chapter 1 – The Science of Biology 1. Study Chapter Outline on Page 1. 2. Read Chapter carefully Focus on the following: What is Life? Cellular organization, ordered complexity, sensitivity, growth/development/reproduction, energy utilization, homeostasis, evolutionary adaptation How do scientists study life? Observation and reasoning What are the three Scientific Principles that form the foundation for scientific inquiry? Descriptive, deductive, inductive Understand the principles of the Scientific Method What is the difference between Spontaneous Generation and Germ Hypothesis? Pre-existing cells What is the value of hypothesis testing? Validity What is the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning? Inductive – Specific general Deductive – General specific Understand the difference between Geometric and Arithmetic curves – P.10 (Fig 1.8) Geometric = * Arithmetic = + Who were Darwin and Malthus? Darwin – evolution through natural selection
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