Introduction to Biology

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That's quite the introduction! Here is a presentation that offers an extensive overview of high school biology. It includes the six kingdoms, five properties of living organisms, how we learn and think, the scientific method; as well as inductive versus deductive reasoning, inference versus observation, what a theory means in science, and the four main topics covered in the course. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have students write which of the four focuses of the class they are most interested in and why
  • Challenge pupils to create one null hypothesis
Classroom Considerations

  • Use this as the introduction to a biology course
  • This is the first presentation in a series of 28 biology slideshows
Pros

  • Highlights vocabulary that reoccurs throughout the year
  • Includes study implications and tips that are applicable to any subject
Cons

  • Does not include any activity or breaks to check for attention