The physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed quoted in Scientific American states that ”Despite all this, I don’t want scientists to abandon their talk of beauty. Anything that inspires scientific thinking is valuable…” Let’s take part in some of that valuable thinking. Do some research and discuss one aspect of nature that you find beautiful. How is the science in this enhance its beauty?
Take a moment today to look outside and notice the nature that is around you. Find one aspect that is beautiful and inspires awe. In what ways is science and the art of nature compatible? What thoughts do you have as you take notice of the nature’s beauty around you?
Does the beauty of nature motivate a desire to conserve its biodiversity? What are some other reasons we should seek to steward the vast variety we see on planet earth?” 9 https://www.homeworkmarket.com/fields/biology?page=9
Consider the question posed by the Chapter 1 title of Biology: Science for Life: “Can Science Cure the Common Cold?” Think of a few additional questions science could answer. How do you think science might find answers to these questions?
Review Chapter 1, “Can Science Cure the Common Cold?” in Biology: Science for Life, and consider how the scientific method tests ideas and attempts to find answers to questions. For example,
What is a hypothesis?
How does an experiment test a hypothesis?
Why is the experimental process essential to science?