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History of Evolutionary Thought 1. What is science? 2. What is evolution? 3. What is the history of ideas that led to evolutionary theory? 1. def of science: an approach to gaining information about natural phenomena through observation and experimentation empirical: based on knowledge gained through direct observation the scientific method: observation formulation of hypothesis hypothesis testing repeat testing until achieve a reliable result of the experiment: this is now a THEORY
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Unformatted text preview: goal of hypothesis is to explain observed phenomenon falsifiability: the ability for a hypothesis to be either supported or rejected through continued investigation/experimentation (really important characteristic of science) 2. evolution is the fact that the frequency of a particular trait and the genes that control is can change from one generation to the next...
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