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Transcript
Definition
Characteristics
All the sciences
share
Examples of Scientific
Branches
SCIENCE
Examples of things
that are NOT scientific
Welcome to the Study of Life….
Biology
BRANCHES OF
BIOLOGY
(-OLOGY, -ONOMY = STUDY OF)
ANATOMY
Structure of
living things
BACTERIOLOGY
Bacteria
BIOCHEMISTRY
Chemical
processes in
living organisms
BOTANY
Plant life
CYTOLOGY
Cells function,
structure, and
chemistry
DERMATOLOGY
Skin
ECOLOGY
Interrelationships
between
organisms and
their
environment
EPIDEMIOLOGY
Epidemics,
Widespread
diseases
ENTOMOLOGY
Insects
ETHOLOGY
Animal
behavior
GENETICS
The process
by which
genetic
information is
passed from
parents to
offspring
(Genes and
heredity)
HERPETOLOGY
Reptiles and amphibians
Reptiles
Crocodiles
Alligators
Turtles
Lizards
Amphibians
Frogs
Toads
Salamander
Anurans
ICHTHYOLOGY
Fish
MARINE BIOLOGY/
OCEANOGRAPHY
Sea creatures
and the
underwater
environment
MAMMALOGY
Mammals
(Warm blooded,
Have hair,
Make milk)
MICROBIOLOGY
Microscopic
organisms
MYCOLOGY
Fungi
NUTRITION
Diet and
health
ORNITHOLOGY
Birds
PALEONTOLOGY
Prehistoric
life
PATHOLOGY
Diseases caused
by organisms
(bacteria, fungi,
protist, viruses)
Pathos- sickness
SCATOLOGY
Animal
droppings
PHYSIOLOGY
How
organisms
function
and carry
out
physical/
chemical
processes
TAXONOMY
The
groupings
of living
things
VIROLOGY
Viruses and
virus-like
agents
(prions)
No consensus
on whether
they are living
ZOOLOGY
The
animal
kingdom
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Careers of the
Future