Chapter #1st INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
- Science: Word science is derived from scientia means knowledge. Science is the study in which observations are made, experiments are done and logical conclusions are drawn in order to understand the principles of nature.
- “OR” The knowledge obtained through observations and experiments is called science.
- Biology: The word “biology” derived from two Greek words “Bios” meaning life and “Logos” meaning study, so the scientific study of life is called biology. “OR” “The study of living things is called biology”.
- Botany –Greek: botane means plant.
“Branch of biology which deals with the scientific study of plants is called Botany”.
Zoology – Greek: Zoon means animals.
“ The branch of biology that deals with animals is called zoology.