1/6/15
1-1
BISC 329
Lecture 1
Spring 2015
Concepts of Measurement
Concepts of Measurement
1. Defining Measurement
2. Measurement Scales
3. Other Measurement Descriptors
1.
Defining Measurement
The process of objectively assigning values to
properties of o
1/14/15
4-1
BISC 329
Lecture 4
Spring 2015
Statistical Inference Examples
Statistical Inference Examples
1. Two sample t test
2. Paired sample t test
3. Two sample F test
1. Two sample t test
Tests for a difference between two population
means. The null h
2/2/15
BISC 329
8-1
Lecture 8
Spring 2015
Electrical Measurement
Electrical Measurement
1. Application in biology
2. Electrical quantities
3. Ohms law
4. Simple DC Circuits
5. Measuring I and V
6. Two Simple Transducers
1. Application in biology
i. Direct
1/21/15
BISC 329
6-1
Lecture 6
Spring 2015
Correlation
Correlation
1. What is Correlation?
2. The Correlation Coefficient
3. A Significance test
4. What causes correlation?
5. Time Series Data
1. What is correlation?
In general speech, the word correlatio
1/19/15
5-1
BISC 329
Lecture 5
Spring 2015
Analysis of Variance and Regression
Analysis of Variance and Regression
1. Single Factor Analysis of Variance
2. Simple Linear Regression
1. Single Factor Analysis of Variance
Used to test for differences in when
1/28/15
7-1
BISC 329
Lecture 7
Spring 2015
Writing a Formal Report
Project 1 Overview
The main aim of the project is to investigate the
herbicidal properties of an aqueous extract from
corn gluten meal using white mustard (Sinapsis
alba) as our test plant
2/16/15
9-1
BISC 329
Lecture 9
Spring 2014
pH Measurement
pH Measurement
1. Significance of pH in biology
2. The glass electrode
3. Considering the complete pH cell
4. The role of the pH meter
5. Calibration
6. Common sources of systematic error
An exampl
2/18/15
10 - 1
BISC 329
Lecture 10
Spring 2015
pH Buffers
What are they?
pH Buffers
1. What are they?
2. Some buffer concepts
3. Methods of buffer preparation
A buffer solution contains a mixture of a weak acid and its conjugate
base such that both of the