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The Scientific Method and Biotechnology

The Scientific Method and Biotechnology

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Macroscopic
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Matter that is visible to the naked eye.
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Microscopic
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Matter so small that it is only visible with a microscope.
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Scientific Method
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A procedural method characterized by observation, measurement, experimentation, and the use of a hypothesis.
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Observation
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The act of gathering information through attentive use of the senses.
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Hypothesis
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A possible explanation that you can test through study and experimentation.
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Experiment
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A scientific procedure performed to test a hypothesis.
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Independent Variable
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A variable whose variation does not depend on that of another.
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Dependent Variable
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A variable whose value depends on that of another.
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Scientific Theory
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A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the world.
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Scientific Law
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A brief statement that describes some aspect of the universe and is based on repeated experimental observation.
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Data
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Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.
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Constant
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Conditions of an experiment that do not change.
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Microscope
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A tool that enlarges the image of an object.
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Gene
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A section of DNA that contains specific, inheritable information.
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Molecular Genetics
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The study of the structure and function of genes and DNA at a molecular level.
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Genomics
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The branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genes and DNA.
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Biotechnology
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The exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other purposes.
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Transgenic
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Organisms that contain altered genetic material or have had genetic material of a different organism introduced into their genome.
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