What is the Scientific Method?
A process that is used to find answers to questions about the world
Is there only one Scientific Method?
No, there are several versions of the scientific method.
Some versions have more steps, while others
Two examples from the Real World?
1. Sociology-The study of how people act and behave
2. Building of a casino, building of a bridge, building of a government office
(public transportation, Population, effect of clocks)
What are two observatio
Fats, Oils (Triglycerides)
Cell Membrane (Phospholipid)
Lipid-nonpolar, not soluble
Long term energy storage and insulation
Fats and Oils=TRI-GLYCERIDE
CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE NOTES
Why is a tree living but a chair made out of wood is not?
Tree will grow and the chair will NOT
Tree cells are alive and the chairs is not
Tree can reproduce and the chair cannot
Cell -smallest unit capab
Introduction to Organic Molecules (Biochemistry)
The Molecule of Life
1. Organic means a molecule contains: CARBON
a. Exceptions CO2 and CO (Carbond Dioxide/Carbon Monoxide)
b. Organic food-no pesticides
c. Organic means living
d. Contain carbon and are f
What is a Hypothesis?
Possible explanation for an observation or scientific problem that can be tested
Why does the white board turn yellow?
Bacterial growth and temperature
How to write a Hypothesis
Example: If temperature goes up th
Enviro Bio Data & Graphing Notes
DATA is the information collected during an experiment.
II. GRAPHS are used as visual ways to represent the data because it is
easier to show relationships and patterns
There are three basic types of graphs:
What are some foods with carbohydrates?
I. Saccharide- means sugar
1C: 2H: 1O
a. Types of sugars
a. Monosaccharide- one sugar molecule
b. Disaccharide-two sugar molecules