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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by AmitTal on Friday October 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Biol 180 at University of Washington taught by Scott Freeman in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 35 views. For similar materials see Introductory Biology in Biology at University of Washington.
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Date Created: 10/09/15
Introduction Evolution and Mendelian Genetics NOTE SU MMARY Objective Think like a biologist What is Bloom39s Bloom s Taxonomy splits the learning process Taxonomy of Learning into quothigher learningquot and quotlower learningquot Lower Memorization and understanding Higher Analysis evaluation and synthesis What39s the difference Religion a collection of beliefs cultural batWeen re39igion systems and world views PseUdOSCience and Pseudoscience claimsbeliefs often SCienCE presented as science but that cannot be scienti cally tested Science a testable claim that follows the scienti c method What is the scienti c l Observations method Question Hypothesis l Prediction Test If the test does not support the hypothesis revise it If the test does support the hypothesis it is corroborated NOT proven How can hypotheses be Theories have two parts tested experimentally Pattern a noticeable trend in nature what Process an explanation for that trend howwhy What is the theory of special creation Pattern Species are recent unrelated and static Process Instantaneous and separate creation of all species by a god Testing the pattern Radiometric dating geographical relationships Wallace line What is quotLamarkianquot evolution Pattern Evolutionary change is progressive and leads to a quotladder of lifequot Process Individuals change in response to the environment and pass on those changes Example Giraffes would grow longer necks to reach higher leaves and would pass on that trait to their offspring