Lecture 1 - Lecture 1 Course Objective To develop a better...

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Lecture 1 Course Objective To develop a better understanding of what Nature is all about. To gain insights into the challenges all living things face and the remarkable diversity of solution used to solve them. To develop an appreciation and respect for all Living Things. Where and How to Find Prof Office: 4620 CTTC MIDTERM: FRIDAY OCTOBER 21 7PM-8:30PM What is an Animal? Any living thing that is not a plant that can be divided into different groups. Natural History Is the enjoyment of NATURE o Living, breathing, dynamic plants and animals. o Is Real Life – it is the world’s longest running reality show o Observation of living plants and animals – FLORA AND FAUNA – and their interaction. It is OBSERVATIONAL SCIENCE. o Someone with an interest in Natural History is a NATURALIST. Dealing with the properties of natural objects, plants or animals; a scientific account of any subject on similar lines Adaptations Are features or traits that offer plants and animals an advantage in solving problems. o
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course BIOL 1902 taught by Professor Runtz during the Fall '08 term at Carleton CA.

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