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10 terms

PLTW EDD Lesson 2.1 Key Terms

Study these key terms for the quiz at the end of the week.
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Artifact
Handmade object or other result of human activity such as a design or document.
Brainstorming
A group technique for solving problems, generating ideas, and stimulating creative thinking through unrestrained spontaneous participation in discussion.
Decision Matrix
A graphical tool consisting of columns and rows that is used to compare alternatives while considering a list of specifications and constraints.
Expert
Someone recognized as a reliable source of knowledge, technique, or skill whose judgment is accorded authority and status by the public or their peers.
Justifiable
Capable of being shown as reasonable or merited according to accepted standards.
Mentor
An experienced person in an organization or institution who trains and counsels new employees or students.
Patent
A grant made by a government that gives an individual or body the sole right to make, use, and sell an invention for a set period of time.
Professional Organization
An organization of and for professional people.
Professionalism
The competence or skill expected of a professional.
Valid
Well-founded on evidence and corresponds accurately to the real world.