Week Two Science Warm Ups1. What is the hypothesis of biogenesis?
Answer: It states that living things can only come from living things. Francisco Redi(1626-1697) did experiments with flies and meat to support this hypothesis.2. Name three scientists that did experiments related to the hypothesis of biogenesis?
Answer: Francisco Redi (1626-1697), John Needham (1713-1781), Lazzaro Spallanzani (1729-1799), Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)
3. What are the characteristics of living things?
Answer: Life is cellular, uses energy, grows, metabolizes, reproduces, responds to the environment and moves.
4. What are the two types of reproduction?
Answer: Asexual reproduction and Sexual reproduction
5. Describe one way in which a plant responds to stimuli?
Answer: A plant can angle or move towards a light source. Some sensitive plants will actually curl their leaves after being touched.