Introduction to Biology
This is a simple study guide for students to complete at the end of the introduction to environmental science unit. The first part of the study guide has all the major vocabulary words for the unit in sequential order according to the lecture Powerpoint. The second part of the study guide has sample short answer questions to give students practice in applying the concepts in a written exam.
Essential concepts:Biology, characteristics of life, adaptation, response, regulation, growth, development, energy processing, organization, biosphere, ecosystem, community, phopulation, organism, cell, tissue, organelle, molecule, organization of life, scientific method, variables, experiment, observation, hypothesis, controlled experiment, control, independent variable, dependent variable, qualitative data, quantitative data, sample size, peer review, bias.
Answer Key: Available to teachers as part of the biology instructor resources subscription.