The Scientific Method
Size and Biology
Major Events in Cell Biology
Test yourself (4 problems)
This exercise is designed to review the scientific method and introduce you to the cell as the
fundamental unit of life.
You should understand
the activity of science, the concept of testing what we believe to be true and changing our minds
when we are
The cell is an appropriate place to start a course of biology--to understand life in a useful
and meaningful way, you have to understand the cell. We will show how an experimental approach has
allowed great progress in understanding the lives of cells.