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  1. What is Bias?
    Where the scientists expectations change how you yourself view the reluts.
  2. Define the term "Scientific Law":
    Where something happens in nature that is true, however laws cannot explain why.
  3. List the steps of the scientific method:
    • State the problem.
    • Research.
    • Hypothesis.
    • Test the expirement.
    • Analyze the data.
    • Draw conclusions.
    • Was your hypothesis supported or not supported?
  4. The word science come from the Latin ver SCIENTIA which means:
    Knowledge
  5. How is density determined?
    D=Mass/Volume
  6. Three major categories of science:
    Physical...Life...Earth
  7. Three common types of graphs:
    Circle...Line...Bar
  8. The amount of space occupied by an object is called its:
    Mass
  9. Who discovered that microorganisms cause infections and diseases?
    Louis Pasteur
  10. Describe the events of the Chernobyl Accident:
    Radioactive fallout caused 400,000 people to evacuate.
  11. The scope of biology cover the microscopic to the_______ scale.
    global
  12. Describe Vladimir Vernadsky's contribution to science:
    Came up with biosphere.
  13. Which level of life includes all other levels in this list: molecules, organisms, celld, biosphere, ecosystems? Explain:
    Biosphere....It includes everything
  14. What are genes? How are they related to DNA?
    Units inherited info...DNA is responsible for the inheritance.
  15. _____ are the basic units of structure and function for life.
    Cells
  16. What are the three domains of life?
    Archaea...Bacteria...Eukarya
  17. The domains___________ and__________ are unicellular and prokaryotic.
    Archaea and Bacteria
  18. The domain_________ includes organisms that are eukaryotic and multicellular. Humans are included in the domain_________?
    both Eukarya
  19. Prokaryotic cells lack a _______?
    Nuclei
  20. What are four symptoms of the ebola virus?
    Fever...Muscle pain...Internal/external bleeding...Death

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