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|Modifying the natural environment to satisfy human needs and wants
|A goal or problem that you are solving. Your solution must solve this problem
|A limitation to your design. It could be money, size, color, etc
|The combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Technology, Engineering, and Design
|Science Knowledge for Tech
|Using scientific theory/discoveries to advance technology
|Social Studies for Tech
|Examining technology’s impact on society
|A group of units or parts that work together
|Unique, independent systems necessary for the overall structure or system to function.
|A system in which there is no feedback. (Input>Process>Output)
|A system in which there is feedback. (Input>Process>Output>Feedback)
|Anything put in to a system. Can be capital ($), raw materials, people (labor), fuel, etc.
|Language Arts for Tech
|Using speaking and writing skills for technology. For example, writing a technical report about a design
|Mathematics for Tech
|Using mathematics for the design of inventions/technology. For example, using geometry to design a structure
|Tech effects on the Environment
|Technology can have harmful effects on the environment, such as pollution. Air pollution laws would be an example of this relationship
|The process of using unwanted materials to create a new product of better quality
|The process of using discarded material as a resource for new things.
|The process of changing/using the inputs. Ex. The burning of the fuel to produce power/work in an engine
|Technology that makes it easier to transport people or goods