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Ch. 1 Into to Biology and Scientific Inquiry

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Ch. 1 Into to Biology and Scientific Inquiry biology 1305

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Jeffrey Olimpo

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Here is Chp. 1 study guide :)
General Biology
Jeffrey Olimpo
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by blindsay on Tuesday September 22, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to biology 1305 at University of Texas at El Paso taught by Jeffrey Olimpo in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 81 views. For similar materials see General Biology in Biological Sciences at University of Texas at El Paso.


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Date Created: 09/22/15
Introduction to Biology and Scientific Inquiry Terminology You should be able to de ne and describe the characteristics of the following terms processes and concepts and either use them in a sentence or provide an example of each Biology Organism Cell Prokaryote Eukaryote Cell Theory Development Growth Heritable Evolution Taxonomy Bacteria Archaea Nucleus Binomial Nomenclature Stimuli Homeostasis ATP Scienti c Hypothesis Method Theory Independent Dependent Control Group Experimental Variable Variable Group Error Bars Line Graph Bar Graph Negative Control Positive Control Matching Match each term with its description from the option bank below d Organ system c Cell f Community h Ecosystem e Molecule J Population k Tissue Biosphere Multicellular organism Organ g Atom b i a HHGWNQP BP N Structural unit of two or more tissues interacting some task All regions of the Earth s waters crust and atmosphere that hold organisms Smallest unit that can live and reproduce on its own or as part of a multicellular organism Organs interacting physically chemically or both in some task Two or more joined atoms of the same or different elements All populations of all species occupying a speci ed area Smallest unit of an element that still retains the element s properties community that is interacting with its physical environment Individual made of different types of cells Group of singlecelled or multicelled individuals of the same species occupying a speci c area Structural unit of certain types and proportions of cells interacting in some task or with a speci c function r39P qorbrbgpsr w W Review Questions Below are a series of questions that in addition to the PERQ assignment for this chapter will help you understand and review material found in Chapter 1 You should be able to explain why the answer you have chosen is the correct answer 1 All populations of all species occupying a speci ed area such as a coral reef best describes an a Community b Ecosystem c Population d Biosphere e Domain 2 Arrange in order from least inclusive or least similar to most inclusive the levels of taxonomic organization that occur in nature and de ne each level as you list it kingdom phylum class order family genus species 3 Explain how biological inquiry differs from using subjective thinking and systems of belief to answer questions In other words what types of sources provide the most reliable scienti c information and why Peer reviewed journals are most valid and reliable Anything else from newspapers or articles may be opinionated and word of mouth 4 Studying evolutionary change tells biologists a great deal about the relationship between structure and function for an organism or groups of organisms 5 What is the difference between deductive and inductive reasoning Provide an example of each type Deductive reasoning large number of speci c observations are used to generate a suitable hypothesis that is testable Inductive reasoning starting from that general hypothesis amp nding individual speci c bits of evidence that either supports or helps reject that hypothesis 6 What is the value of a placebo or control group in an experimental design 7 What are the six characteristics of living things De ne and provide an example of each characteristic maintain homeostasis grow and develop reproduce and evolve originate from a single cell obtain and use energy interact With environment Design a study to test the effects of caffeinated coffee on brain activity Be sure to include a suitable hypothesis and identify the independent and dependent variables in your study Caffeinated coffee leads to increased brain activity TrueFalse Scienti c hypotheses are either accepted or rejected True


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