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Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 10:34 AM Conflict between theory and fact
Theory: observations common to a certain instance
which continually occur/ there is variability so there is
possibility of exception
Theory= grown up hypothesis Scientific method Some terms used in doing science Theory and Fact
Prediction (logical vs chronological) Cannot become a law because it is not universal.
BIO1130 Organismal Biology 47
Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 10:34 AM Hypothesis is the way we test phenomenon-> most important step in scientific
method. Once this hypothesis is correct, it can be published Scientific method Steps or stages A question that needs to be answered
Gather information already known
Develop a hypothesis and test it
Interpret the results of the test
Publish results BIO1130 Organismal Biology 48
Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa BIO1130 Organismal Biology 10:34 AM Page 16 History of Biology before Darwin Mus...
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