how people change the world around them to meet their needs and solve practical problems
goal of technology
improve the way people live
A person who is trained in and uses technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
a group of people who live together in an area and have certain things in common
science vs technology
science is the study of the natural world to understand how it functions. Technology, on the other hand, changes, or modifies, the natural world to meet human needs or solve problems
The diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on evidence they gather.
possible explanation for a set of observations or possible answer to a scientific question
factors that can change in an experiment
an experiment in which only one variable is manipulated at a time
the one variable that is purposely changed to test a hypothesis
the factor that may change in response to the manipulated variable
a statement that describes how to measure a variable or define a term
facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through observations
A summary of what you have learned from an experiment.
The sharing of ideas and experimental findings with others through writing and speaking
curious, honesty, open, skepticism, and creative.
is a way of learning about the natural world
use skills such as observing, inferring, predicting, classifying and making models to learn more about the world
using one or more of your senses to gather information
Observations that deal with a number or amount
observations that deals with characteristics that cannot be expressed by numbers
when you explain or interpret the things you observe
making a forecast of what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence
The process of grouping together items that are alike in some way
creating representations of complex objects or processes
is the study of living things