StudyGuide1 SS10

StudyGuide1 SS10 - BSCI105, Section 0111 Summer 2010 Study...

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BSCI105, Section 0111 Summer 2010 Study Guide #1 I. Themes of Life Key Concept 1: “Life” is hard to define, but all living things share certain features: • Living things are organized • Living things consume energy • Living things reproduce • Living things self regulate • Living things sense and respond to the environment • Living things evolve Key Concept 2: Living systems exhibit emergent properties at different levels of organization. Key Concept 3: Biological information can be organized into major themes of study. • Levels of organization • Energy flow • Structure-function relationships • Cellular basis of life • Continuity of life • Regulatory mechansims II. The Nature of Science Vocabulary: Induction Deduction Hypothesis Key Concept 1: Scientific research can be observational (inductive) or experimental (deductive). Key Concept 2: Experimental science is hypothesis-based and follows the "scientific method." • Make observations • Define a hypothesis
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