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Unformatted text preview: Biology 1B, Ecology Lecture 6, Page 1 Professor Resh Spring 2010 *Assigned readings, 8 th Edition pp. 18-24 7 th Edition pp. 19-26, 1078-1097 Ecological Studies Outline of Lecture 6 A. An example of ecological study Experiment 1 Experiment 2 Experiment 3 *** The objective of Lecture 5 B. Questions to answer from this lecture * 12 questions ***The objective of this lecture is to discuss how the experimental method often works in practice (how observation leads to hypothesis testing) and how it often occurs in incremental steps.*** A. An example of ecological study Experiment 1 What is the effect on the aquatic insect (a caddisfly) Helicopsyche borealis on algae, and vice versa? Experiment 2 Validation of experiment 1 and establish underlying cause of the observed effect. Experiment 3 Validation of experiments 1 and 2 at larger scales. Biology 1B, Ecology Lecture 6, Page 2 Professor Resh Spring 2010 *Assigned readings, 8 th Edition pp. 18-24 7 th Edition pp. 19-26, 1078-1097Edition pp....
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