Chapter 1 Review & Vocab (Science Methods)

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1.) Biology is the study of?

 

2.) Why is a hypothesis not just a guess?

 

3.) The test of a hypothesis is called?

 

4.) Why is the Law of Gravity a law?

 

5.) Suppose you made the observation that bees seem to like yellow flowers that make large amounts of pollen and nectar over a purple flower that produces less pollen and nectar. Write a hypothesis that could be tested.

 

6) Contrast qualitative and (descriptive) qualitative research/data.

 

 7.) What are the SI units for Length? _____Volume?_____ Temperature?_____

 

8.) The group not altered in an experiment, the part used for comparison, is the ?

 

9.) A hypothesis that has been tested many times and verified over time may become a ?

 

10.) A possible answer to a scientific problem is a ?

 

11.) The study of plants is called ?

 

12.) The study of how characteristics are passed on is ?

 

13.) What type of biologist would study the interactions between a group of gorillas and their environment?

 

VOCABULARY TO KNOW

BIOLOGY

HOMEOSTASIS

HYPOTHESIS

DEPENDENT VARIABLE

THEORY

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

EXPERIMENT

CONTROL

DATA

INDEPENDENT VARIABLE

QUALITATIVE (DESCRIPTIVE) RESEARCH

CONSTANT

PROBLEM

SCIENTIFIC METHOD