The Science of Biology Part 1 Concept Review 2
by John Lundy
| 3 Questions
Note from the author:
An assignment to review the scientific method and inductive vs deductive reasoning.
Place the statments with the correct step in the scientific method.
My coffeemaker works
If something is wrong with the outlet, my coffeemaker also won’t work when plugged into it.
Why doesn’t my toaster work?
I plug my coffee maker into the outlet
My toaster doesn’t toast my bread
There is something wrong with the electrical outlet.
Classify the following as either deductive or inductive reasoning.
1. All flying birds and insects have wings. Birds and insects flap their wings as they move through the air. Therefore, wings enable flight.
2. Insects generally survive mild winters better than harsh ones. Therefore, insect pests will become more problematic if global temperatures increase.
3. Chromosomes, the carriers of DNA, separate into daughter cells during cell division. Therefore, DNA is the genetic material.
4. Animals as diverse as humans, insects, and wolves all exhibit social behavior. Therefore, social behavior must have an evolutionary advantage Answer
Add to my formatives list