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Ch_1_NOTES - BIOL11111 Chapter 1 Lecture Notes Learning...

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Chapter 1 Lecture Notes Learning Objectives 1. Describe the levels of biological organization from molecules to the biosphere 2. Compare the flow of nutrients and energy in the ecosystem 3. Compare prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. 4. Define the principle of emergent properties. 5. Explain how DNA encodes the cell’s information. 6. List seven properties that are common to all life. 7. Compare the three domains and distinguish between the kingdoms in Eukarya. 8. Describe natural selection and why individuals cannot evolve. 9. Discuss the limits of scientific investigation and the differences between discovery science and hypothesis-based science. 10. Define hypothesis and compare inductive vs. deductive reasoning. 11. Discuss the structure of a controlled experiments 12. Explain why an understanding of science is essential for our lives. 1.1. Life’s Hierachy The study of life extends from microscopic scale of cells and molecules to the global scale of the biosphere. A. Biosphere
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