PLTW Gateway Introduction Lesson 1.1 Key Term Crossword
Terms in this set (19)
A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements or parts that function together as a whole to accomplish a goal.
The transmission of information though a common system of symbols, signs, behavior, speech, writing, or signals.
The science of patterns and order and the study of measurement, properties, and the relationships of quantities: using numbers and symbols.
Of, or relating to, or resulting from industry.
A new product, system or process that has never existed before, created by study and experimentation.
The study of our natural world through observation, identification, description, experimental investigation and theoretical explanations.
The study of workplace equipment design or how to arrange and design devices, machines, or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.
The process of making a raw material into a finished product; especially in large quantities.
The way people use resources to meet their wants and needs.
The raising of crops and animals for food, feed, fiber, fuel, or other useful products.
The manipulation of living organisms or their components to produce useful usually commercial products.
The process by which passengers or goods are moved or delivered from one place to another.
A human-made object
The science and technology of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from single atoms and molecules.
Using technology and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
The act or process of building, erecting, or constructing building, roads, or other structures.
An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.
Human activities used to create, invent, design, transform, produce, control, maintain, and use products or systems; a sequence of actions that combines resources to produce an output.
The ability to do work. Energy is one of the basic resources used by a technological system.