Lab 1 Pre Lab Write Up

Lab 1 Pre Lab Write Up - A hypothesis when tested will...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Drew Rasmussen Penny Louka Biology 191 Lab August 23 rd , 2010 Lab1: Beetle Experiment: Pre Lab Write Up 1. Steps of the scientific process: a. Observation – observe something that could generate a possible hypothesis b. Hypothesis – A statement that can be tested and proven wrong / right c. Prediction – Your idea about your hypothesis d. Testing Prediction – Possible outcomes you generate about an experiment e. Experiment – Testing the hypothesis you generated f. Data Analysis – Making sense of the data you collected from your experiment g. Development of New Hypothesis – Creating a new hypothesis based on experimental data h. Publication – Publish your results for other scientists to test 2. A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for an observed phenomenon.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: A hypothesis when tested will allow you to explain how and why something works. 3. The base units for the metric system easily convert to one another and have prefixes that are multiples of 10, making them easy to manipulate. 4. Perform the following calculations: a. 3 meters = 300 centimeters (cm) b. 20 centimeters = 200 millimeters (mm) c. 1 Liter = 1000 milliliters (mL) 5. Molecular mass is the total of all the mass in a molecule. To find the weight of C6H12O6 you would add the weight of 6 carbon atoms to 12 hydrogen atoms and then add the weight of 6 Oxygen atoms. 6. Buffers prevent swings in pH by accepting H+ ions or giving off OH- ions. Buffers work to maintain the pH so enzymatic reactions occur at optimal levels....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course BIOL 191L taught by Professor Dr.dottydouglass during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.

Page1 / 2

Lab 1 Pre Lab Write Up - A hypothesis when tested will...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online