What are this chapters three big ideas? Explain how changes in the nature and size of populations are related to the three principles of sustainability.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:17 PM -Science -focuses on the natural world -aims to produce increasingly accurate explanations of how the natural world works, what its components are, and how it got to be this way. *AIMS TO SOLVE PROBLMES -relies on ideas that are testable -tests (experiments) produce data which support or refute the idea. -"it takes a village" aka it cannot be done with only one individual -Science begets more science -researchers adhere to a code How do we Science ASK A QUESTION* | READ UP | Construct a hypothesis that is testable and falsifiable | Preform experiments to test hypothesis /\ / \ / \ Data support Hypothesis Results don’t support Hypothesis | | Write Paper Start Over* ** In science nothing is ever definitively proven Scientific Theory: consists of a LARGE body of evidence. -How do we design a study Conclusions from a study are only as good as the study design. + Large sample sizes + controlled experimental conditions + directly testing the effect of treatment