2 underlying principles are critical to science

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1) Causality- the occurence of events is due to natural causes 2) Uniformity- the laws of nature operated and always will operate in the same way

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Biology is the scientific study of life. Science is a way of knowing the truth about the natural world.2 underlying principles are critical to science1) Causality- the occurence of events is due to natural causes2) Uniformity- the laws of nature operated and always will operate in the same wayReasoning in ScienceScientific Reasoning- intellectual method to get at the trutha) Inductive reasoning- reaching a conclusion based upon a number of observations that is going from the specific to the generalb) Deductive reasoning- other side of the coinScope and subdivisions of Biological SciencesBotany- study of plantsZoology- study of animalsAnatomy- structural oranization of plants and animalsBacteriology- deals with the study of bacteriaBiochemistry- deals with substances found in living organismsBiophysics- study of biological phenomenaBiotechnology- body of technology related to the use of organisms, cells for the purpose of developing products.Cytology- study of the structure and function of cellsEcology- study of the relationship of plants and animals to their physical and biological environmentEmbryology- deals with the development of living organismEntomolog

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