• Chapter 1 Resouces

    Ch 1 The Study of Biology Objectives:

    1. Define biology.
    2. Identify possible benefits from studying biology.
    3. Summarize the characteristics of living things.
    4. Explain the characteristics of science.
    5. Compare something that is scientific with something that is pseudoscience.
    6. Describe the importance of the metric system and SI.
    7. Describe the difference between an observation and an inference.
    8. Differentiate among control, independent variable, and dependent variable.
    9. Identify the scientific methods a biologist uses for research.