Ch 1: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 1: The Science of Biology

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The Science of Biology chapter of this Prentice Hall Biology Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the science of biology. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Science of Biology textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall Science of Biology chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the science of biology topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Science vocabulary
  • The scientific method
  • Experimental design in science
  • Metric system components
  • Common lab equipment

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6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 1: The Science of Biology
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Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts

1. Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts

Learning science presents a unique set of challenges for students. In this lesson, learn the tricks of the trade as we discuss scientific vocabulary and other science study skills.

The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples

2. The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples

The scientific method is more than just hypotheses and experiments. In this lesson, we'll explore the themes and variations that make up the world of science.

Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method

3. Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method

What are the requirements of a scientific experiment? How do scientists turn hypotheses into theories and laws? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this lesson on the design of scientific experiments.

The Defining Characteristics of Living Organisms

4. The Defining Characteristics of Living Organisms

A house is not a living thing, but the people, animals, and plants living inside it are. So how do we define 'life'? Learn about seven characteristics that all living organisms have in common, no matter how different they may look on the outside.

What is the Metric System?

5. What is the Metric System?

Most of the world relies on the metric system for measuring distance, weight, volume, and time. Watch this video lesson to learn what kinds of measurements are used in the metric system.

Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

6. Common Laboratory Equipment: Types & Uses

Biologists use all kinds of equipment in their labs to run their experiments. In this lesson, you'll identify some of the most common pieces of equipment as well as when you should or shouldn't use them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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