Biology study Guide test 1

Biology study Guide test 1 - Science Biology Goalofscience...

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Science Way of knowing, asking Q and getting answers, collection of facts in natural world Biology study of life and living org Goal of science Understand universe and living things 3 reasons to study Increase logic, provide skepticism, be literate in todays tech world 7 characteristics of living things >/= 1 cell, w complex organized structures made of organic molecules respond to stimuli Show homeostasis Acquire and use energy Grow Reproduce using DNA Product of evolution 4 themes of biology Evolution Conform to laws of Chem and Phy composed of >= one cell DNA id make up of life found in chromosomes 3 assumptions of scientific inquiry Natural Causality, Common perception, Uniformity in time and space Scientific method technique to ask questions and get answers with steps Scientific method 5 steps Observation Hypothesis Test hypothesis Draw conclusion Report the findings Hypothesis  Tentative explination - working idea that makes prediction - must be faslifiab;e Theory Well supported hypothesis that can be proven and duplicated Falsifiable Can be shown to be false "good experimental design" Control group, experimental group, variable, repeatability Science as a Human endouvour(Flemming and  Pasteur)
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Pseudo Science Appear to be science but not based opn scientific method - not falsifiable (BigFoot) Levels of organization Atom Organelle Cells Tissues Organs Organ systems Multicellular organisms Populations Communities ecosystem Biosphere 3 subdivisions of science Zoology, Botony, Microbiology Several fields of biology Anatomy internal structure Physiology life functions Genetics heridity and variations Cytology Ecology interrelationship of organisms Biogenesis Life comes from preexisting life Spontaneous generation life comes from nonliving matter Redi Disproved spontaneo generation in 17th century w flies, maggots and steak in a jar spontaneus generation can happen under the correct conditions with matter and energy Conditions on early earth that led to life early atmosphere lots of molecules (no o2) and lots of high energy sources
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at UConn.

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