Ch 01 - Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 The knowledge of is becoming...

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Chapter 1 1. The knowledge of _________ is becoming increasingly essential for any educated citizen of the world. 2. Because living things possess an almost infinite number of different functions, and come in incredible shapes and forms, biology is also the study of _______. 3. The experimental testing of a hypothesis formulated after the systematic, objective collection of data is called the _________ method. 4. Biological order can be seen in a __________ organization, from the level of highly structured organic molecules in the cells to the highest level of populations and communities in biomes and biosphere. 5. From the time of the Greek Eratosthenes to the present day, scientists have been using the method of ___________ reasoning, in which general principles are applied to the analysis of specific cases. 6. Experiments are carried out to test the hypothesis by changing one variable at a time and including a(n) _____ condition in which the variable is unaltered. 7. Specimens of rock strata which show progressive changes in characteristics of earlier organisms are called ______. 8. All interbreeding organisms are said to be in the same ___________. 9. The Cytochrome c gene appears to have accumulated mutations at a constant rate, a phenomenon which is referred to as a _____________________. 10. The method of reasoning that uses construction of general principles by careful examination of many specific cases is called A. deductive reasoning B. theoretical reasoning C. hypothetical reasoning D. inductive reasoning E. experimental reasoning 11. A hypothesis can be tested with A. an observation B. an experiment C. inductive reasoning D. deductive reasoning E. a question 1
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12. The area of science that studies life and its processes is called A. biology B. astronomy C. geology D. archeology E. anthropology 13. After making careful observations, scientists construct A. an experiment B. a hypothesis C. a conclusion
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 1010 taught by Professor Flavia during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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Ch 01 - Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 The knowledge of is becoming...

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