Chapter 2 The Science of Biology . What is Science?. Science is derived from a Latin verb meaning “ to know. ” . Inquiry. What is inquiry? A- People ask questions about what they observe in nature and actively seek answers. Ex. Houseplants grow toward a light source.
In the dark?
observations of chimpanzee behavior in the jungle.
Are these figures real? What do you need to prove that they are real?
Ex. Drawings, graphs, 3 dimensional objects, computer program.