Key Terms for Chapter 1

Now that we’re about done with our first topics of scientific inquiry and properties of life, here’s a list of the terms that are important to know from chapter 1 of our textbooks and class discussion. If you think something’s missing in this list, let us know via the comments section of this post.

Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Observation
Hypothesis
Scientific Process
Dependent and Independent Variables
Control / Control Experiment
Theory
Falsifiable
Independently VerifiableProperties of Life (e.g. homeostasis, heredity, etc.)
Biological Themes (e.g. cooperation, energy flow, etc.)
Hierarchical Organization
Form-Function Relationship

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s