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BYU- Biology Final

People in ancient times used stories and myths to explain scientific happenings; today we use microscopes and test tubes. Although methods have changed, the general goal in pursuing science has remained the same. What is this goal? to understand the natural world around us
What does an entomologist study? insects
What does it mean to say "Science is dynamic"? As technology advances, we realize that things we once thought to be true are untrue.
What does a zoologist study? animals
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a living thing? A living thing can move around its environment.
When Gerald is running on a hot day, his body starts to sweat to keep itself cool. What is this an example of? homeostasis
The process that organisms use to create their own energy is called photosynthesis
What kind of reproduction occurs when two cells combine? sexual
Which one of the following is an example of a multi-cellular organism? hamster
While in your backyard you notice an odd lump on a rock. living; it seems to reproduce, grow, and obtain energy from the sun
Which of the following refers to a physical trait, such as color, size, or odor? qualitative trait
Which of the following is a quantitative trait? mass
What are hypotheses called when they have been sufficiently tested and experimented? theories or laws
Why is one part of the scientific method to retest experiments? Science requires results to be replicable
In an experiment, your sample is what you’re performing your experiment on
Is Dr. Alexander’s conclusion valid? Why or why not? No, because his experiment didn’t include a control group of flies to compare to the fly that didn’t get calcium.
What was Dr. Alexander’s control group? flies fed calcium
What was Dr. Alexander’s experimental group? flies not fed calcium
Created by: studymacc123