Project #55209 - Biology assignment

Just answer this Questions, Book if nade " Discover Biology by Michael Cain, Carol Yoon, & Anu Singh-Cundy 5th Edition Core Topics W.W. Norton & Company"

 

 “The Nature of Science” in Chapter 1 of your text and answer these questions.

1) What did fishermen, riverfront home owners, and state officers observe?

2) Write the scientific name of the dinoflagellate that Dr. JoAnn Burkholder suspected.

To what kingdom does this dinoflagellate belong? (see another photo on p. 60)

3) Write Dr. Burkholder’s two predictions. How were they testable and falsifiable?

4) What is meant by “correlation” and how is this different from “causation”?

5) The experiments provided ___ for Dr. Burkholder’s hypothesis that Pfiesteria was

the culprit in the fish kills. a) proof b) strong support c) no support d) can’t tell

Go to http://history1900s.about.com/od/medicaladvancesissues/a/penicillin.htm

 Read the article and answer the following questions. Write the part of the scientific method

 or process that applies to questions 6, 7, & 8..

6) In 1928, while cleaning up some petri dishes, what did Alexander Fleming notice on one

of his cultures of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria?

7) Fleming spent weeks growing more mold to try to determine ___ which was killing the

Staphylococcus. What was the name of the mold and what did he name the substance?

8) When Fleming tested this substance against other harmful bacteria, what did he find?

9) Why was Fleming not able to develop the full potential of this “wonder drug”?

10) In 1940, with soldiers dying from infected wounds in the Second World War, which two

researchers produced a form of penicillin that could be used on the battlefield?

What was the effect on the war front?

Subject Science
Due By (Pacific Time) 01/28/2015 11:00 pm
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