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Why is finding an answer to nature's my…

Systems capable of probing the cosmos f…

Why is the exploration of space a consi…

What is one possible engineering soluti…

Because answers would not only advance the understanding of li…

one of engineering's grandest challenges

Long-distance human space flight faces numerous obstacles, fro…

One line of research, for example, envisions a set of connecte…

Why is finding an answer to nature's my…

Because answers would not only advance the understanding of li…

Systems capable of probing the cosmos f…

one of engineering's grandest challenges

Physics

Natural philosophy

Scientific method

The Scientific Method Steps

The study of matter and motion.

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through phi…

Iterative process for going from observations to validated the…

1. Observation... 2. Induce- start to ask questions; why?... 3. Hypo…

Physics

The study of matter and motion.

Natural philosophy

An attempt to explain the behavior of the universe through phi…

Vectors

Scalars

Resultant

Linear motion

Numbers that have both magnitude and direction Ex: velocity, a…

Numbers with only magnitude and no direction. Ex: speed, dista…

The sum or difference of two or more vectors

An objects velocity and acceleration are along the line of mot…

Vectors

Numbers that have both magnitude and direction Ex: velocity, a…

Scalars

Numbers with only magnitude and no direction. Ex: speed, dista…

vector

scalar

kinematics

position

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

a quantity that does not involve a direction

mathematical tools for describing motion in terms of displacem…

location in some point in space

vector

quantity that involves both magnitude and direction

scalar

a quantity that does not involve a direction

Aristotle

Ptolemy

Ptolemy's Universe

Ptolemy's Universe

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on n…

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

"*Earth in the center, with the four elements"... "*The celestial…

"The seven wandering stars—planets—were deemed to be somewhere…

Aristotle

In his system, the planets were the visible dots embedded on n…

Ptolemy

His major work was his Mathematical Composition.

absolute zero

accelerating universe

acceleration

acid

The lowest temperature that can be attained by matter, corresp…

A phrase used to refer to the discovery that the Hubble expans…

A change in the velocity of an object. ✥ The most familiar kin…

A sour-tasting material (usually in a solution) that dissolves…

absolute zero

The lowest temperature that can be attained by matter, corresp…

accelerating universe

A phrase used to refer to the discovery that the Hubble expans…

Dimensional analysis

Significant figures

Scientists use the metric system becaus…

Dimensional analysis helps evaluate ans…

A method treating units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

All the valid digits in a measurement, the number of which ind…

Why do scientists use the metric system?

How can dimensional analysis help evaluate answers?

Dimensional analysis

A method treating units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

Significant figures

All the valid digits in a measurement, the number of which ind…

scientific notation

astronomical unit

light-year

solar system

A mathematical method of writing numbers using powers of ten.

The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mill…

the distance that light travels in one year

the sun (a star), planets, and all the other objects that revo…

scientific notation

A mathematical method of writing numbers using powers of ten.

astronomical unit

The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mill…

Dimensional Analysis

Significant Figures

Why do scientists use the metric system?

How can dimensional analysis help evalu…

method of resting units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

All valid digits in a measurement indicating its precision

Scientists use the metric system because its a universal langu…

It helps because the answer may be correct, but the units are…

Dimensional Analysis

method of resting units as algebraic quantities that can be ca…

Significant Figures

All valid digits in a measurement indicating its precision

kinetic friction force = coefficient of…

physics

vector quantity

scalar quantity

What is the equation used to calculate the force of kinetic fr…

The study of matter and energy and the interactions occurring…

A mathematical quantity of magnitude and direction.

A mathematical quantity of only magnitude; size or amount

kinetic friction force = coefficient of…

What is the equation used to calculate the force of kinetic fr…

physics

The study of matter and energy and the interactions occurring…

dimensional analysis

significant figures

why do scientists use the metric system?

how can dimensional analysis help evalu…

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can b…

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which indi…

scientists use the metric system for measurement because the m…

it can help evaluate answers by checking that the answer is in…

dimensional analysis

a method of treatment units as algebraic quantities that can b…

significant figures

all the valid digits in a measurement the number of which indi…

star

gravity

mass

nebula

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by gr…

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

Amount of matter in an object; bigger stars will have more; sm…

A large cloud of dust and gas in space. New stars can be born…

star

A huge, bright ball of burning gas that is held together by gr…

gravity

A force of attraction between objects that is due to their mas…

Lovelace

Noether

Hopper

Agnesi

Programmed the first computer

Developed ring theory; recognized by Einstein

Oldest person to retire from military

Honored by Pope Benedict XIV; child prodigy.

Lovelace

Programmed the first computer

Noether

Developed ring theory; recognized by Einstein

Mathematics definition

Mathematical descriptions

Technology

Equations

the science of quantity and often called the "language of scie…

are more precise than nonmathematical descriptions.

a precise, mathematical understanding of how the universe work…

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship betwe…

Mathematics definition

the science of quantity and often called the "language of scie…

Mathematical descriptions

are more precise than nonmathematical descriptions.

mathematics

mathematical descriptions

technology

equations

the science of quantity; the language of science

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical desc…

a precise mathematical understanding of how the universe works…

a set of symbols summarizing a mathematical relationship betwe…

mathematics

the science of quantity; the language of science

mathematical descriptions

Which on is more precise? mathematical or nonmathematical desc…

invent

invention

violence

award

to create or produce something useful for the first time

something that has been designed for the first time

the use of physical force to harm someone, to damage property,…

to give someone a prize or other reward because they have achi…

invent

to create or produce something useful for the first time

invention

something that has been designed for the first time

motion

speed

average speed

velocity

a change in position, measured by distance and time

the distance traveled by a moving object per unit of time... (dis…

total distance/ total time

speed in a given direction

motion

a change in position, measured by distance and time

speed

the distance traveled by a moving object per unit of time... (dis…

science

observation

inference

hypothesis

the investigation and exploration of natural events and of the…

the act of using one or more of your senses to gather informat…

a logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pri…

a possible explanation for an observation that can be tested b…

science

the investigation and exploration of natural events and of the…

observation

the act of using one or more of your senses to gather informat…

Scientific Revolution

natural philosophers

Mathematics

Hermetic Magic

Historical changes in thought & belief, to changes in social &…

Medieval scientists whose mathematical and physical thinking r…

The foundation of new thinking in the scientific age and seen…

The fusion of Renaissance magic and alchemy which believed the…

Scientific Revolution

Historical changes in thought & belief, to changes in social &…

natural philosophers

Medieval scientists whose mathematical and physical thinking r…

accelerator

carrier wave

diffraction

exoplanet

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particle…

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…

Spreading out of waves around obstacles.

A planet orbiting a star that is not our Sun.

accelerator

A machine that uses electrical fields to make charged particle…

carrier wave

A wave, such as a radio wave, that carries information from a…