Welcome to Biology!
Describe  the  natural  world To seek natural explanations for natural phenomena. What do Scientists Actually Do?
Make  Observations  – use the senses to gather and record  information Collect  Data  – recorded observations Scientists…
There are two kinds of data: Quantitative  – recorded measurements “ Quantity” counting charts graphs measuring numbers DATA
Qualitative  – written descriptions “ The chimpanzees use sticks as tools to capture termites out of their nests and eat t...
Inference  – logical conclusion based on      observations Making Inferences
<ul><li>Rules for Group Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>You must use the following words in your presentation: </li></ul><u...
Homework: General: Read section 1.3 & answer questions 1-5 Honors: Read sections 1.7-1.8, 3-2-1 the sections, & explain wh...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Nature of Science (2010-11)

679

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
679
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Nature of Science (2010-11)

  1. 1. Welcome to Biology!
  2. 2. Describe the natural world To seek natural explanations for natural phenomena. What do Scientists Actually Do?
  3. 3. Make Observations – use the senses to gather and record information Collect Data – recorded observations Scientists…
  4. 4. There are two kinds of data: Quantitative – recorded measurements “ Quantity” counting charts graphs measuring numbers DATA
  5. 5. Qualitative – written descriptions “ The chimpanzees use sticks as tools to capture termites out of their nests and eat them.”
  6. 6. Inference – logical conclusion based on observations Making Inferences
  7. 7. <ul><li>Rules for Group Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>You must use the following words in your presentation: </li></ul><ul><li>Data: Qualitative and Quantitative </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences </li></ul><ul><li>Hypothesis </li></ul>
  8. 8. Homework: General: Read section 1.3 & answer questions 1-5 Honors: Read sections 1.7-1.8, 3-2-1 the sections, & explain why the snake experiment is a controlled experiment Signed syllabus due Monday
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×