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Bio 181 - William Grant: Week one in-class (8/19)

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Introductory Biology: Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Huriyyah Notetaker on Saturday August 20, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to BIO 181 at North Carolina State University taught by William Grant in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Introductory Biology: Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity in Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University.

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Date Created: 08/20/16
­Registered Clicker to Channel 47  ­Went over some of chapter 1     Biology: The Science of Life     ● Biology unifies much of life  ○ Life is complicated  ○ Life is constrained by properties of chemistry and physics   ● Characteristics of All Living Organism  ○ Seven characteristics   ● Viruses  ○ do not reproduce without a host   ○ Considered not alive   ○ Not organisms and lack characteristics of life     ● Hierarchical Organization  ○ Living organisms show this   ● Levels of Biological organization   ○ 1. Atoms  ○ 2. Molecules  ○ 3. Cells  ○ 4. Tissues  ○ 5. Organs  ○ 6. Organ system   ○ 7. Organism  ○ 8. Population   ○ 9. Community  ○ 10. Ecosystem   ○ 11. Biosphere     ● Hierarchical Organization #1  ○ Cellular Level  ■ Atoms, molecules, organelles, cells  ■ Cells: basic unit of life  ■ Cell theory: cells arise from preexisting cells  ○ Organismal Level   ■ Tissues, organs, organ system     ● Hierarchical Organization #2  ○ Populational level   ■ Population, species, community   ○ Ecosystem Level   ○ Biosphere   ■ The earth    ● Emergent Properties   ○ Each level has emergent properties   ○ Result from interaction of parts/components   ○ Cannot be deduced by looking at parts themselves   ○ Ex. life ­ emergent property     ● Nature of science   ○ Science aims to understand natural world through observation and reasoning   ○ It begins with observations which is why it is purely descriptive   ■ Classification of all life on earth   ■ Human genome sequencing     ● Science uses both deductive and inductive reasoning   ○ Deductive:uses general principles to make specific prediction   ■ Mammal­hair example   ○ Inductive: specific observations are used to develop generalizations which can  eventually be tested      *HW: finish reviewing notes in class, pre­content quiz due Sunday 8/21, and chapter 2 due  Monday 8/22*                 


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