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Botany Test 1
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plants are the source of multiple products of human society, what are some examples?
plant______ study plant relationships, identify and classify plants into groups on genetic similarity and group plants
the objective of scientific research is describes as:
-developing and testing hypothesis
-applying results to improve
developing and testing hypothesis
a theory is:
-an educated guess
-an accumulation of data
-a modified hypothesis
-a repeatable observation
-an explanation broadly accepted by the scientific community and supported by a large bodyof objective evidence that helps us understand events in the natural world
and explanation broadly accepted by the scientific community...............
which is NOT a foundation concept for the process of science?
-uniformity of time
-uniformity of space
according to the scientific method, an hypothesis is
-a well supported idea expanded from facts via reasoning but is not currently known to be universally true
-an idea or explanation that is a basis for experimental investigation
-information that is known and specific
-the last step in the scientific method that deals with collection of data
-an experimentally demontrated fact
an idea or explanation that is a basis for exprimental investigation
study of plants-fungi-protista?
what is a plants domain?
a unicellular protist that is not part of the plantae kingdom?
groups of plants include:
what is the most advanced plant group?
botany as a science is centered around what?
science is a latin word meaning:
what are the 3 strict rules of science?
2-uniformity of time and space
-all events can be traced to natural causes
-we limit natural phenomenon/eliminate supernatural
-restrict supernatural but cant disprove but cant be considered scientific
These are contrary to what rule?
natural laws are uniform in _________ and __________
-natural laws (ex: light)
-uniform has been like this/ will always be like this, we assume
contray to what rule?
uniformity of time and space
what is the key to understanding evolution- events before human recording?
uniformity of time and space
-we perceive natural events fundamentally the same
-trust observations of others
-not found in art, poetry, music
-calue is subjective and science is objective
contrary to what rule?
what is discovery science based on verifiable
_________ and ____________?
observations and measurments
a statement-proposed explanation for a set of observations - and idea on trial:
what is a scientific theory?
(what is the difference b/w a theory and a hypothesis)
-only accepted in science if supported by varied evidence
-much broader than a hypothesis
-determined by context
what is the highest level of context?
explains a phenomena
-the "why" is explained
-never grow up to be laws
describes a phenomena
-"HOW" something occurs is described not why
-math terms/usually measurable
what is the structural unit of organisms?
everything in the plasma membrane
-interior cell matrix
the nucleus is suspended into the __________?
what is the function of the cell membrane?
regulates all materials entering and allows things to transport out
where is the cell wall located?
outside the plasma membrane, surrounds the cell
growth increase in ____ accompanied by and increase in ________
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