Biology terms

Naturalistic

Science

Theistic

Bible, torah

Post Modern

The culture

Biotechnology

The application of technology to biology. (life and living organisms)

Bioethics

Deciding right and wrong on a issue involving life

independent variable

Scientist controlling the variable

dependent variable

Variable your testing

test variable

Variable that you are testing

control variable

Variable that you are controlling

Theory

Explains a set of observations gathered over a long period of time

Law

A type of model that explains how nature works in a predictable way

experiment

Helps us figure out how nature works

Model

Statements, examples, object that help us explain how nature works

research question

the question about your topic you seek to answer

Hypothesis

An educated guess

Data

Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations.

Conclusion

the end or finish of an event or process.

Inference

A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning

control group

Does not have a test variable

expiermental group

Contains 1 test variable