Biology1-13 - 1 INVITATIONTOBIOLOGY ChapterOutline

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1 INVITATION TO BIOLOGY Chapter Outline IMPACTS, ISSUES: LOST WORLDS AND  OTHER WONDERS 10.1 LIFE'S LEVELS OF ORGANIZATION Making Sense of the World A Pattern in Life’s Organization 10.2 OVERVIEW OF LIFE’S UNITY Energy and Life’s Organization Organisms Sense and Respond to Change Organisms Grow and Reproduce 10.3 IF SO MUCH UNITY, WHY SO MANY  SPECIES? 10.4 AN EVOLUTIONARY VIEW OF  DIVERSITY 10.5 CRITICAL THINKING AND SCIENCE Thinking about Thinking The Scope and Limits of Science 10.6 HOW SCIENCE WORKS Observations, Hypotheses, and Tests About the Word “Theory” Some Terms Used in Experiments 10.7 THE POWER OF EXPERIMENTAL TESTS Potato Chips and Gas Butterflies and Birds Asking Useful Questions SAMPLING ERROR IN EXPERIMENTS SUMMARY Self-Quiz Critical Thinking Objectives 1. Define the key characteristics of life and be able to distinguish living organisms from nonliving matter. 2. Describe the general pattern of energy flow through Earth’s life forms, and explain how Earth’s resources  are used again and again (cycled). 3. Explain what is meant by the term  diversity,  and speculate about what caused the great diversity of life  forms on Earth. 4. Understand how natural selection and evolution influence diversity of life. 5. Understand the components of the scientific method. 6. Explain how people came to believe that the populations of organisms that inhabit Earth have changed  through time. 7. Understand the limitations that are imposed on science and scientists. Invitation to Biology
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Key Terms adaptive trait  animals Archaea atoms Bacteria biosphere cell community consumers control group critical thinking decomposers development DNA ecosystem emergent properties energy  Eukarya  evolution experiment experimental group fungi genus, genera homeostasis  hypotheses models molecules mutation natural selection nature observations organism plants population prediction prokaryotic producers protists receptors reproduction sampling error science scientific theory species supernatural test variable Chapter One
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Lecture Outline Impacts, Issues: Lost Worlds and Other Wonders A. Are there still parts of our world that are unexplored? 1. Almost every week new organisms are being discovered. 2. Exploring and making sense of nature is part of what biologists do. B. How can the scientific study of life deepen your world? C. How Would You Vote? Should naming rights to new species be sold? 1.1 Life's Levels of Organization A. Making Sense of the World 1. Nature is everything in the world except what man has made.
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