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4. A penny lick and contagious disases led to the development of

Waffle cones


Notability, Fall notebook pg. 05

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5. Cricket chirp louder when the temperature is low. The stimulus is

Low temperatures

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6. Observations that deal with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers are called

Qualitative observations

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Notability, fall notebook pg. 04

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9. Cricket chirp louder when the temperature is low. The response is

Chirping


Notability, fall notebook. Pg. 07

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11. Why does a microscope stage have clips on it?

To secure slides to the stage


Notability, fall notebook pg. 06

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14. In the phrase, "The scientific method is an analytic process for determing why things happen," what's the best synonym for "analytic"?

Logical


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15. What must you do before you make a hypothesis?

Make an observation


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16. When Redi and Pastuer found that meat did not produce maggots, they

Disproved Spontaneous Generation

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17. What might cause a theory to change over time?

The discovery of new evidence


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24. The study of how diseases, such as tuberculosis, arise and spread is

Epidemiology

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25. If a specimen appears slightly blurry, what should you do first? Chose the best answer.

Adjust the fine focus knob


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32. A doctor administering a drug to vaccinate a person for TB is an example of

Applied science


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41. Which of the following is true for Tuberculosis bacillus?

Tuberculosis bacillus was also called influenza


Notability, fall notebook pg. 05

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43. Label the high powered objective?

M: high powered objectives

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44. What on the microscope can increase or decrease the amount of light for viewing the slide?

H, Diaphragm

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50. How is a scientist like a good detective? Use the attitudes of a scientist and the scientific method to discuss.

Scientist is like detective because both have the attitudes of a scientist and use the scientific method. Honesty is important to be true to the data and publish date/results. Curiosity - leads to new questions and hypotheses. Skepticism - allows one to question results and re-think the hypothesis. Openmindness allows them to think outside the box and search for other answers. Creativity allows them to think of new ways to develop equipment and to see possibilities for new discoveries, etc.