- Week 1 DiscussionDiscussion Topic Overdue – January 14 at 11:59 PMThinking as a Scientist
After considering the scientific method explained in the textbook, write an essay about how it compares to the way nonscientists approach problems. Identify some problems that are solvable scientifically and some that are not. Using one or two small problems, describe the process you would go through in solving that problem using the scientific method. Discuss the significance of the scientific approach to the development and advancement of human knowledge. Your essay should be about 300 words.
- Post your response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned. Respond to at least two posts by the end of the week.
- Week 1 ProjectAssignment Overdue – January 17 at 11:59 PMDarwin’s Theory
Darwin was not the first to consider evolution as a process, but he did come up with the first effective explanation for how it happens. In a 1-2 page Word document, describe Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Explain how this theory was a major advance over prior ideas as to how organisms changed over time. Give evidence in support of evolution and describe the driving forces for evolutionary change.
- Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.