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Biology living systems notes

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Biology living systems notes BS108-01

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Denise Jacoby
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Date Created: 01/28/16
BS 108­ 01 Living systems notes Nature of Science  rd  RAT 1- due wed. Feb. 3 , also online homework due by 2:30pm right before class starts, and also individual quiz and a group quiz that day in class.  Science o The qualifications for “science” is to be Tentative, objective, and testable  The reasons in science o There are 2 types of reasons:  First one is Inductive - it is specific to general, it will be vague  Second on is Deductive- it is general to specific, it will be precise  Inductive reason o Inductive reason is used to create new scientific information or principles. o It works by observing the problem, then asses the surroundings, then do an experiment. If that does not work then you repeat the scenario until the problem is solved.  Deductive reason o Deductive reason is used to resolve problems with “known” surroundings. o It works by looking up information, then apply to scenario.  Scientific Method o There are 5 steps to the scientific method, and they are: observation, hypothesis, prediction, experiment and results, and conclusion. And let’s go into more details about them. o Observation: you observe some form of the physical world that gets your attention. o Hypothesis: a logical explanation, putting into consideration of what you already know. o Prediction: gives a view point of what you think is going to happen when you do the experiment. (Don’t forget this is when you use the; if, then scenario). o Experiment & results: assemble the variables to test you prediction. o Conclusion: the results can only do 3 things; it can support, falsify, or can even be inconclusive with your hypothesis but it can NEVER be proven!!  Scientific theories explain facts o A fact is an observation, a theory is the common action that can explain the fact.  Types of statements o There are 2 types of statements; there is the opinion and there is also the fact (observable) o If there is a statement that is an opinion, then it is a subjective statement. o If there is a statement that is a fact (observable), then it is an objective statement. o The subjective statement can differ based on the person saying it which can be; preferences, opinions, “good” etc... o The objective statement are an object or a thing that can be observable so that anybody can see it.  Experience or not? o a personal experience that is analysis o no personal experience that is acceptance o an analysis statement is something that you have seen for yourself, something that you have verified o An acceptance statement is something that you did not see for yourself but that someone else has seen and experienced for themselves; something that you have not verified.  All statements fall into one of the following categories: o Objective analysis o Objective acceptance o Subjective analysis o Subjective acceptance  Assignments o RAT- readiness assessment test due Feb. 3 rd o Online quiz (syllabus quiz)/ homework due on Feb. 3 by 2:30pm rd o In class Feb. 3 : individual quiz(10pts; 10questions), and a group quiz(5pts; 10questions) o Also due Feb. 3 : How do you know what you know? o No class on Monday Feb. 1 st  RAT topics: o Nature of science o Inductive vs deductive o Scientific method o Correlation vs causation o Subjective vs objective o Analysis vs acceptance


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