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Study Questions - Biology 1103 – Lecture #2 -Thursday August 18, 2011 What is science? 1) How does science differ from religious faith? 2) Describe the design and features of a controlled experiment. 3) Explain how control and experimental groups are used in an experiment. 4) Explain how independent and dependent variables are used in an experiment. 5) Compare the everyday and scientific meanings of the word “theory.” 6) Explain how hypotheses and theories are related. 7) Explain why sample size is a concern in designing or interpreting a scientific study. 8) List and describe the questions a skeptical consumer should ask about a media report
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Unformatted text preview: before accepting the reported conclusions at face value 9) How did Pasteur conduct an experiment that cast doubt on the idea of spontaneous generation? 10) How did statistical analysis link smoking as one of the major contributors to lung cancer? Chemical basis of life 1. Draw and label a simplified model of an atom showing the relationship of proton, neutrons and electrons. 2. Explain the periodic table and the atomic number and mass number of an atom. 3. Explain how the sharing of a pair of electrons results in a covalent bond. 4. Recognize the valence of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, and Carbon...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course BIOL 1103 taught by Professor Armstrong during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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