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  • The Importance Of Biology

    Biology is the science of life or living matter in all forms and phenomena, especially with reference to origin, growth, reproduction, structure and behavior. Living beings have the desire to discover who they truly are and how they came to be the person that they are today. Many people have specific beliefs in an ultimate being that rules over all else, but most of these beliefs cannot be proven. The study of biology is based upon facts and hypotheses that can be tested and supported. Without biology it would be difficult to understand the beauty of life, and how living organisms are created and how the basic metabolic processes help organisms survive. Biology is one of the most important human endeavors since it provides humans with the hard…

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  • Quiz: Biology

    Big Idea 1: The process of evolution drives the diversity and unit of life. Passage 1: “There are two types of such cells: one is very sensitive to light, the other less so. The more sensitive cells record only in black and white; the less sensitive cells record in color. If we look around the animal world, we can assess whether animals are specialized for daylight or night by looking at the percentages of each type of light-sensing cell in their eyes.” (page 150) Enduring Understanding: 1.A:…

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  • Biology Personal Statement

    I have always found enjoyment in discovering obscure and unusual facts about the body, then going onto tell others about my discovery. For this reason, biology has always had a magnetic effect on me. I find it incredible how life is in essence just a combination of molecules which then come together to create another more complex molecule, and so on, eventually leading to an organism as complex as the human body. Studying biology to A2-Level, I have been introduced to biological processes which…

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  • Biology 230 Course

    The experiences in the Biology 230 course will certainly continue to influence me in my understand of and how I approach topics in following biology and science courses. The reason why I say this is that the process that information is taught in the lecture course was a bit different from how some other courses would normally be taught. Comparing this course to previously biology and chemistry courses, this course focuses on the why rather than what is the answer. This certainly helps as it…

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  • Honor Biology Personal Statement

    Up to the elementary school, my cumulative treasure of science was pertaining mostly theories but hands-on practical started during my Honor Biology labs. The smell of formaldehyde didn't hold me back, to dissect a preserved frog to learn about frog's internal organs. As the human and frog have similarity in their organs' layout. I nailed arms and legs wide open and my scalpel made an incision along the midline of a frog's body from pectoral gland to the pelvis. The entire cavity, filled with…

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  • Evolutionary Biology Book Review

    to explain what evolutionary biology is and is not as well as what the Bible says. She believes that there is a relationship between the Bible and evolutionary biology and she investigates this relationship. The first few chapters discuss facts of evolutionary biology, the middle chapters present the explanation of those facts by evolutionary biology, and the last chapters focus on the limitations to evolutionary biology. She clarifies what is established in evolutionary biology and indicates…

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  • Marine Biology

    Aaron Ford Antonino English III 23 March 2017 Marine Biology Marine biology is a field in science that looks solely at the life of marine animals and plants. What is a marine biologist? A marine biologist is the study of oceans and the marine animals in the oceans that lve in our waters. They look at the organism behavior and interactions with the environment. The first research done on marine animals were by Aristotle 322bc. Although there has been marine biology before this time and…

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  • Biology Honors Program Entry Essay

    I successfully completed an honors thesis through the Biology Honors Program, and graduated with distinction in research. I wish to study social behaviors in an avian system, with a particular interest in behaviors relating to courtship and breeding. My research experiences have reinforced my dedication to earning my PhD and conducting research in animal behavior. I have worked on research projects spanning topics from social structures to courtship behavior and migration, and I have found my…

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  • Marine Biology Career Essay

    Marine biology has always been a dream job of mine. I went to the Pittsburgh Zoo when I was eight years old, and I saw the crawl through aquarium and I was amazed. Ever since then I have always wanted to be surrounded by sea animals and help them in any way possible. While I was at the zoo there was this girl, who I can now tell was a marine biologist, who gave a bunch of facts about the stingrays that we were allowed to pet. She would just ramble off from the top of her head about all the…

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  • Marine Biology Personal Statement

    Marine biology has always been a passion of mine ever since I first heard about it when I was four years old. My family has a deep-running connection to the ocean so when they realized how interested I was in science, they suggested marine biology. I loved the concept of studying unknown creatures that sit miles below the surface of our planet that no human has ever seen. I’ve read many textbooks and field guides over the years, which started as an amusing pastime. However, the more I read,…

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