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Science Space and Big Ideas

STEMDefinition of the STEMExamplesDefinitions of the Examples 1Definitions of the Examples 2
anthrop man anthropology, misanthrope, philanthropy misanthrope=someone who believes that human beings are evil or malevolent anthropology=the study of human civilizations
aster, astr star aster, asterisk, asteroid, astronomy, astronaut asteroid=a flash of light in the night sky that seems like the light of a star astronomy=study of the stars
cosm universe, world cosmos, microcosm, cosmopolitan, cosmonaut microcosm=a small example that represents or has the features of the greater whole cosmopolitan=describes someone who has traveled a lot and been in many parts of the world.
dem people democracy, demography, epidemic democracy=a system of government in which people vote to elect their representatives. The US should try this some time. demographics=the features and groups of different people; the study of people and their differences and similarities
erg work energy, erg, allergy, ergometer, ergograph, ergophobia ergonomic=describes something that is easy to work or manipulate ergophobia=the fear of work
hydr, hydra, hydro water dehydrate, hydrant, hydraulic, hydraulics, hydrogen, hydrophobia hydraulic=the use of water (or another liquid) to transfer mechanical energy or force dehydrated=the state of lacking water
mar, mari, mer sea, pool marine, marsh, maritime, mermaid maritime=describes things associated with sailing and the sea marine=describes things that are associated with the ocean or the sea
photo light photograph, photoelectric, photogenic, photosynthesis photogenic=describes something that is naturally beautiful or filled with light photosynthesis=the use of light for energy to combine chemicals for plant consumption
solus alone solo, soliloquy, solitaire, solitude soliloquy=one person on stage revealing their thoughts or words directly to the audience alone solitude=the state of being or feeling alone
terra earth terrain, terrarium, territory, terrestrial terrain=the land or geographical features of an area terrestrial=something that comes from or is on Earth
the, theo God, a god monotheism, polytheism, atheism, theology atheism=the belief that there is no deity or god polytheism=the belief in many gods and goddesses
therm heat thermometer, theorem, thermal, thermos bottle, thermostat, hypothermia thermostat=shows the heat or temperature thermal=relating to or associated with heat BTU=British Thermal Unit which measures how hot a stove burner can get
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