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PSSA Vocab part 3

technology design process recognizing the problem, proposing a solution, implementing the solution, evaluating the solution, and communicating the problem, design, and idea
technology education the application of tools, materials, processes, and systems to solve problems and extend human capabilities
system a group of related objects that work together to achieve a desired result
physical technology the ways that humans construct, manufacture, and transport products
tool any device used to extend human capability including computer-based tools
commodities economic goods or products before they are processed and/or given a brand name, such as a product of agriculture
transportation systems a group of related parts that function together to perform a major task in any form of transportation
information technology the technical means that humans create to store and transmit information
instructional technology any medical aid (including computer technology) used to assist in or enhance the process of teaching and learning
manufacturing technology the ways that humans produce goods and products
biomedical technology the application of health care theories to develop methods, products, and tools to maintain or improve homeostasis
construction technology the ways that humans build structures on sites
transportation technology the physical ways humans move materials, goods, and people
geological hazard a naturally occurring or man-made condition or phenomenon that presents a risk or is a potential danger to life and property (e.g., landslides, floods, earthquakes, ground subsidence, costal and beach erosion, faulting, etc)
geological map A representation of a region on which is recorded earth information (e.g., the distribution, nature and age relationships of rock units and the occurrences of structural features, mineral deposits and fossil localities).
delineate to trace the outline; to draw; to sketch; to depict or picture
desalinization to remove salts and other chemicals from sea or saline water
electronic communication system for the transmission of information using electronic technology (e.g., digital cameras, cellular telephones, internet, television, fiber optics)
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