Presentation on theme: "Active Reading: “Scientific Processes”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Active Reading: “Scientific Processes” Ch.1: “Biology and You”Active Reading: “Scientific Processes”
2 Short Answer 1. What causes a hypothesis to be rejected? It does not provide a reasonable explanation for what has been observed.2. How do scientists confirm a prediction?They test one or more alternative hypotheses.3. How are a theory and a set of hypotheses related?A theory is a set of related hypotheses that have been tested and confirmed many times.
3 4. Organizing Information a. Questionsb. Predictionsc. Experimentationd. Supportede. Rejectedf. Relatedg. Theory
4 Multiple Choice5. What is the first step in the formation of a theory?a. hypothesesb. communicationc. experimentationd. observationAnswer: d