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LC Biology

All Biology Definitions for Leaving Cert

The Scientific Method

  • Scientific Method is a process of investigation where problems are identified and their explanations are tested by carrying out experiments.
  • Observation : An unbiased, accurate report of an event.
  • Hypothesis : An educated guess based on observations.
  • Experiment : An experiment is designed to test a hypothesis.
  • Data : Consists of measurements, observations/information gathered during an experiment.
  • Replicate : A repeat of an experiment.
  • Control : A comparison used to provide a standard against which the actual experiment can be judged.
  • Theory : A hypothesis that has been supported by different experiments.
  • Principle/Law : A theory that... (More)

Stakeholders involved in buisness / Geallsealbhóirí san gnó

Stakeholders / Geallsealbhóirí

'People who have an affect on how a business is run'

Entrepreneurs / Fiontraí

People who turn ideas into a business / Na duine a athraíonn smaoineamh go dtí gnó.

  • Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft.
  • Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook.
  • Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.
  • Pat McDonagh, founder of Supermacs

Investors / Infheisteoirí

People who give finance to the business, can be in forms of :

  • Owners' capital : Money invested by people, they then become part owners of the business.
  • Loan capital : Finance provided by bank or other lenders and needs to be repaid.... (More)