How Scientists Use Computers & Technology


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What is science?

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1. What is technology?

2. Which of the following statements about the relationship between science and technology is correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Technology has revolutionized the way we conduct scientific research across all disciplines. You will be quizzed on some basic definitions and examples related to computers, science and technology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Define 'science'
  • Explain the term 'technology'
  • Identify the relationship between science and technology

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - be able to spot a false statement among examples of how technology is used in science
  • Critical thinking - identify a situation where scientists do not use computers in their work
  • Defining key concepts - understand fundamental definitions for terms like science and technology

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled How Scientists Use Computers & Technology can give you more information on this topic. The objectives for the lesson are as follows:

  • Understand the role of science
  • See how the development of computers and other technology has affected science over time
  • View examples of machines that positively impact modern science