Upgrade to remove ads
Chapter 1 - The Science of Biology Vocabulary
Terms in this set (16)
What is science?
The use of evidence to construct testable explanations and predictions of natural phenomena, as well as the knowledge generated through this process.
Goals of Science
1. To provide natural and testable explanations for events in the natural world.
2. Use explanations supported by data to understand patterns in nature.
3. To make useful predictions about natural events.
Science Methodology (or the Scientific Method)
1. Observes and asks questions
2. Make inferences and form hypothesis
3. Conduct controlled experiments
4. Collecting and analyzing data
5. Drawing conclusions
A tentative and testable scientific explanation that can be tested by further observation or experimentation
An experiment where only one variable is changed at a time; everything else is controlled
The variable that is deliberately changed; also called the manipulated variable
The variable that is observed and that changes in response to the independent variable; also called the responding variable
Control Group (Variable)
The variable or group that does not have the change of the independent variable; used as a comparison
Data using numbers or measurement
Descriptive data; items that cannot be counted (such as color change), and involve characteristics
When organisms need to keep their internal environment stable
The study of life
group in a experiment that is exposed to the same conditions as the experiment group except for one independent variable.
evidence, information gathered from observations
logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience
process of noticing and describing events or process in a careful orderly way
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Section 1.1: What is Science?
Section 1.1 The Science of Biology
Unit 1 - Chapter 1.1 - What is science?
Biology 1 Ch.1-1
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
The Digestive Sysytem
Vocabulary Study 1
ACT Math - Formulas and Equations
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
BIO 100 - Test 1
Bio study guide for Exam #1
Ms. Dobberstein Biology Study Guide
Chapter 2: What You Need to Know