Biol 1408 Chapter 1 (Intro to Biology) Lecture

Biol 1408 Chapter 1 (Intro to Biology) Lecture - Biology...

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Unformatted text preview: Biology 1408 Mark Garcia Chapter 1 Biology: Exploring Life Biology ScientiFc Study of life Allows us to ask basic questions about the world around us Uses the scientiFc questions to address these questions Experiments test hypotheses and contribute to the formation of theories To Study Life It is the study of life and the world around us Theories of biology govern changes observed in every day life Its fun and can be very lucrative You might need it to graduate 1408: Biology you say? Why should we care? Life and the world around us Changes observed in every day life Its fun Fluorescent Jellysh Green uorescent protein Genetically modied zebra sh Its fun Two underlying processes govern these observed changes... Evolution & Adaptation Evolution : the process of change that transforms life Adaptation : resulting individual/population characteristics due to evolution Why Does Evolution Matter? Results in observed differences between organisms Promotes Diversity (promotes survival of the species) Allows for adaptation to surroundings Adaptation as a result of Evolution VS HORNETS BEES Adaptation as a result of Evolution VS HORNETS BEES So why/how are there still any honey bees? Adaptation as a result of Evolution VS HORNETS BEES Why is Evolution Important?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course BIOL 1408 taught by Professor Markgarcia during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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Biol 1408 Chapter 1 (Intro to Biology) Lecture - Biology...

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