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Natural Science - Year II

Review Unit 1 Lab Methods

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Science Web Assignment for Review Unit 1

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Review: Methods of Observation

Be prepared to discuss the experimental methods and data analysis of the following famous experiments or observations:

  1. Lavoisier's discovery of oxygen as the factor in combustion
  2. Mendeleev's formulation of the periodic table
  3. Steno's definition of stratification as a primary factor in geological formation
  4. Proof for Wegner's theory of continental drift
  5. Darwin's examination of different finches in the Galapagos Islands as an example of natural selection
  6. Mendel's experiment with peas that lead to the statistical rules of inheritance
  7. Joule's discovery of the mechanical equivalence of heat energy
  8. Young's proof of the wave nature of light