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Module 1.1 Worksheet - The Nature of Science

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Module 1.1 - The Nature of Science
Module 1.1 - The Nature of Science
Biology Worksheet
Name ______________________________ Block _________
Date ______
1. Looking at the picture below. Imagine yourself standing on a path overlooking the lake.
● What do you see? What do you hear?
● Include things in the environment that surrounds you? (not just in front of you)
1. __________________________
2. __________________________
3. __________________________
4. __________________________
5. __________________________
6. __________________________
7. __________________________
8. __________________________
2. What is meant when we say there is DIVERSITY in nature? What is the word for “diversity of living
things?”
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3. Select any 2 items from your list and ​describe​ how they may be CONNECTED. In other words. How
might they depend on each other for survival?
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4. The word BIOLOGY can be divided into its two root words. What are they and what does each mean?
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means ______________________________
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means ______________________________
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5. Biologists primarily focus on what three types of organisms?
1. ______________________
6. Name of organism
2. ________________________
3. ______________________
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List 5 questions you might have upon seeing the photo of the organism.
​Answer #8 below
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2. ________________________________________________________
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3. ________________________________________________________
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4. ________________________________________________________
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5. ________________________________________________________
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7. When studying organisms, biologists focus on certain characteristics. On the left side list these
focus points and on the right add a definition or a question asked when studying that aspect. Don’t
forget to include the two (2) INTERACTIONS important for the survival of organisms.
Biology Focus
Definition or Question
1. _______________________________
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2. _______________________________
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3. _______________________________
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4. _______________________________
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5. _______________________________
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6. _______________________________
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7. _______________________________
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8. _______________________________
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8. Review the questions you came up with in #6 above. Which focus area (#7) does your question fall
into? White your answer on the short lines on the right of question 6.
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