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Unit 1A L7 Quiz

Quiz - Technology

What is the purpose of technology? To improve the way we live and to satisfy our needs.
Since things like thunderstorms or bridges are way too big to study in the lab, what is the best way for scientists to study them? By making a model and studying that to make predictions.
What is technology? Any of the many ways that people change the world around them to meet their needs or to solve problems
To write 750,000. in scientific notation, how many times must I move the decimal point? Move the decimal point 5 times to the left.
Which branch of engineering is responsible for creating and operating machinery? Mechanical engineering.
Which SI unit would you use to measure the length of your back yard? Meter
Which SI unit would you use to measure the volume of a small box? Cubic Centimeters
What tool would you use to measure the volume of a liquid? A graduated cylinder
What is the difference between science and technology? The purpose of Science is to study the world The purpose of technology is to make the world better.
Why is the SI measurement system so important? So that scientists all around the world can understand each other and compare results.
Created by: scanto