Life Science Theories

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Which of the following best defines the term 'theory'?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a step of the scientific method?

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the Cell Theory?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you want to pass this quiz, you'll need to know about several different life science theories, including Cell Theory and the work of Charles Darwin. You'll also need to understand the scientific method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Evaluate your knowledge of the following with these assessment tools:

  • The defining characteristics of a theory
  • The steps of the scientific method
  • The parts of the Cell Theory
  • The name of Darwin's theory about animal and plant development
  • The process that determines which organisms will survive based on their adaptations

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to practice the skills listed below while using these resources:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on theories of life science
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the content of the Cell Theory and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps in the scientific method

Additional Learning

Continue your studies by reviewing the corresponding lesson, Life Science Theories. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define 'hypothesis'
  • Differentiate between a hypothesis and a theory
  • Recognize the importance of Cell Theory
  • Know the impact of Darwin's ideas
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