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CHS Tech Ed Vocab
Technology Education "Words to Know"
|The innovation change or modification of the natural environment to satisfy perceived human needs and wants.
|The physical world, includes natural resources, plants, animals, and products of the earth.
|Something you have to have in order to survive.
|Something to make our life easier or more entertaining.
|A new product or system that has never existed before.
|An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.
|Relationships among groups of humans.
|A tangible artifact produced by means of either human or mechanical work, or by biological processes.
|A set of related parts, together they form a whole, designed to accomplish some purpose.
|Something put into a system, such as resources, in order to achieve a result.
|The actions taken that use the inputs to achieve the result.
|The results obtained by operating the system. The end or last step in an open loop system
|Using information gathered from the output of the system to make adjustments to the system. Also the way a system is regulated or adjusted.
|The effect or influence of one thing on another. (good and bad)
|A full size working model used to test a design.It's represented in 3D.
|A human-made object.
|The ability or power to produce original thoughts or ideas base on reasoning and judgement.
|A limit to the design process.
|The profession involved in the development of processes, products, and systems that benefit mankind.
|7 Systems of Technology
|(categories of technology) Information & Communication Construction Manufacturing Medical Agriculture and Bio-technology Transportation Energy
|TIC TEMP Time Information Capital (money) Tools Energy Materials People
|A natural resources that can be replenished Examples: Biomass (wood, landfill biogas, ethanol, biodiesel), water, geothermal, wind, solar.
|Take a very long time to form naturally in the earth Examples: Coal, oil, natural gas, gasoline, diesel fuel...
|Measuring in inches, feet, seconds, pounds,
|is a systematic method of finding a problem in a system
|improving a product, usually through many years of innovation. Example: continuous innovation of the iPod over several years.
|This type of engineer works with all kinds of aircraft; gliders, space shuttles, rockets,
|Used to communicate information about the design of a product. Consist of a Top, Front, and Right Side view.
|Represent a product in 3D form and use 30 degree angles.
|is a situation that involves losing one quality or aspect of something in return for gaining another quality or aspect.
|is a part of a larger system
|A desired specification of a product or system.
|A dotted line on an orthographic drawing that shows when something is cut out behind something else.
|avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.