FTCE Interdisciplinary Nature of Science Flashcards

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Industrial Revolution
This era occurred in the 18th and 19th centuries and allowed for innovations in manufacturing, production, and engineering.
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Enlightenment
This was an era of large scientific and intellectual growth during the 18th century. The scientific method was developed during this period.
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Neolithic Revolution
This was the turn in history when people began developing agricultural techniques such as selective breeding of crops, experiments on soil types, and irrigation.
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Name the scientific innovation that has served to nearly eliminate illnesses such as smallpox, measles, and polio.
Vaccinesare just way scientific medical advances have impacted our society.
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Name the plant that is the earliest ancestor of modern day corn.
Teosinte. Corn that we eat today, with large, juicy kernels, originated from a plant called teosinte. Through genetic modification, it has drastically changed from it's smaller and different tasting origin.
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Name what is preserved through fermentation and canning.
Food was once preserved through these two processes, which required knowledge of Chemistry to complete accurately.
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Name the object in space that allows us to have access to GPS technology, predict weather, and have internet connectivity.
Satellites are a form of modern space science that provides for many technicological advances.
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The word science stems from the Latin word for _____.
Knowledge, scientia.
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Name the educational areas that are collectively abbreviated STEM.
Science, technology, engineering, and math are abbreviated STEM. It is occasionally seen as _STEAM, adding an 'A' for art and design.
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From developing food to preventing deadly diseases, scientific advancements have done much to improve our every day lives. Along with these advancements has come controversy in politics and ethnics. Review these flashcards to learn about many aspects of the scientific world and many theories that have been the topics of hot debates.

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Name the educational areas that are collectively abbreviated STEM.
Science, technology, engineering, and math are abbreviated STEM. It is occasionally seen as _STEAM, adding an 'A' for art and design.
The word science stems from the Latin word for _____.
Knowledge, scientia.
Name the object in space that allows us to have access to GPS technology, predict weather, and have internet connectivity.
Satellites are a form of modern space science that provides for many technicological advances.
Name what is preserved through fermentation and canning.
Food was once preserved through these two processes, which required knowledge of Chemistry to complete accurately.
Name the plant that is the earliest ancestor of modern day corn.
Teosinte. Corn that we eat today, with large, juicy kernels, originated from a plant called teosinte. Through genetic modification, it has drastically changed from it's smaller and different tasting origin.
Name the scientific innovation that has served to nearly eliminate illnesses such as smallpox, measles, and polio.
Vaccinesare just way scientific medical advances have impacted our society.
Neolithic Revolution
This was the turn in history when people began developing agricultural techniques such as selective breeding of crops, experiments on soil types, and irrigation.
Enlightenment
This was an era of large scientific and intellectual growth during the 18th century. The scientific method was developed during this period.
Industrial Revolution
This era occurred in the 18th and 19th centuries and allowed for innovations in manufacturing, production, and engineering.
Name the individual who wrote On the Origin of Species, providing the idea of natural selection as a means to how evolution occurred.
In 1859, Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species. His ideas challenged much of the beliefs and scientific thoughts of that time.
Global Warming
The term for a gradual heating up of the earth's temperature and the implications of that such as drought, rising sea levels, and population threats. This concept has been hot political topic.
Embryonic Stem Cells
These are not yet developed cells taken from embryos that can mature later, providing scientific advancements in heart disease, spinal injuries and more. This topic is highly debated politically.
Green Revolution
An era starting in the 1930s through the 1960s when scientists developed new models for agriculture. These new models increased global agricultural production in large ways.
Scientific Management
A idea that was popularized as factory production was growing. It suggested that each part of production, including workers, could be controlled for optimum productivity.
Social Ethics
The morals and values that drive a society
Industrialization
This term directly relates to the growth of industrial technology. It's use also connotes social changes like urbanization, less dependency on self-farmed food, and accessibility to education.
Name the controversial sheep that was cloned pictured here.
This is Dolly. The sheep became controversial when she was the first ever mammal cloned.
Name the symbol of space science seen here.
This is the International Space Station. In true scientific cooperation, astronauts from many countries can come here to perform research.

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