How Science Has Changed Society


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Where does the word science come from?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a scientific field?

2. Which of the following is a way that science has benefited society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the ways science has contributed to society. You'll be assessed on the origin of key terms and specific scientific fields.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on the following topics:

  • Way(s) science has benefited society
  • Impact of the social sciences
  • How satellites have aided society

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology and life science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding scientific fields of study
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the etymology of the word 'science'

Additional Learning

To learn more about science, review the accompanying lesson titled How Science Has Changed Society. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the different fields of science
  • Know significant scientific achievements
  • Understand the historical and cultural impact of science