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7th/8th Grade PLTW

Activity A.2 Introduction to Engineering

TermDefinition
Process Human activities used to create, invent, design, transform, produce, control, maintain, and use products or systems; a sequence of actions that combines resources to produce an output.
Science The study of our natural world through observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanations.
Math The science of patterns and order and the study of measurement, properties, and the relationships of quantities using numbers and symbols.
Engineering Using technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
Technology The way people use resources to meet their wants and needs.
Invention A new product, system, or process that has never existed before, created by study and experimentation.
Innovation An improvement of an existing technological product, system, or method of doing something.
System A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements or parts that function together as a whole to accomplish a goal.
Created by: MsCondon