Use the text readings and Exploration page to answer the major discussion question: What is science, and what is biology in particular?
- In addition to answering this question, please find two news articles (from trade magazines or news sites like The New York Times or The Washington Post, but not blog sites), one of which is on basic biology and the other applied biology. Share the articles or the links to the articles. For each, write a short paragraph summarizing the article and supporting why you think the science in the article is either applied or basic biology.
- Also, identify what knowledge or claim in the article was made as a result of the science, and explain if and how the scientific process was used.
- Finally, identify which of the major themes in biology from the text is represented in both articles. Briefly describe the theme and the connection.
- All references must be cited using APA Style. Please refer to the CCCOnline APA Citation Toolkit.