Topic:Introduction to Biology and the Process of Science
list and define the properties of life
TSWBAT will list the steps of the scientific method
Using the scientific method, TSWBAT design an experiment that tests a hypothesis
GPS Standards (www.glc.k12.ga.us):Process skills
Chapter Connections:Chapter 1
Key Vocabulary Terms:
Introduction:The themes of biology are complex, but do not confuse them with the actual properties of life. In addition, this unit exposes you to the scientific method, and some biological problems. I will also teach you how to read your textbook, and how to read less of it.
Concept Definition Map (CDM): CDM on biology
method: Fill in the blanks!
Practice: This week you have several assignments:
quiz on Monday, maybe? Also, lab safety quizzes are due by Monday
Sometimes, we may take quizzes on-line, but I think you have enough this week.
- Log in as a guest and enter the codes you see below (these are in your textbook)
Animations and other links - (may require other software or plug-ins:)
|Flash scientific method|
On-line biology book chapters: Nature of science and biology