1103-Lecture 1-scientific method

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1 Scientific method Spontaneous generation Observation 1) Nile river floods every spring, producing muddy banks-> muddy banks->boom in frog population 2) In Europe, Conclusion 1) frogs come from mud. 2) rats come from Spontaneous generation Life developes from non-living sources Do maggots come from rotten meat? Prior to 1668 People thought flies develop spontaneously thru Spontaneous Generation Francesco Redi thought flies come Redis Idea Maggots come from flies Prediction If maggots come from flies then the meat that is exposed to flies will then develop maggots. If maggots spontaneously generate then , maggots will develop in a closed air environment. Redis Experiment Conclusion Yes, maggots come from flies! New Theory Life comes from Life! Life does NoT Spontaneously generate. Scientific Method 1) Observation 2) Hypothesis 3) Prediction 4) Experiment 5) Conclusion 6) Reproducibility 7) Theory Parts of an experiment Observation- Hypothesis- that the fungus is producing something that is inhibiting growth Experiment- Designed the experiment Controls- positive and negative Replication- Ran experiment several times Theory- conclusion Hypothesis An Educated Guess Hypothesis: Maggots come from flies (not spontaneous generation). Prediction...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 1103K taught by Professor Blaustein during the Fall '09 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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