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Scientific Inquiry vs. Technological & Engineering Design

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What is the purpose of scientific inquiry?

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1. What is the purpose of technological and engineering design?

2. In lieu of creating a hypothesis to be tested, what do engineers do to focus the process in the third step?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, you can compare and contrast scientific inquiry with technological and engineering design. The purpose of both processes are on the quiz, as well as how scientists and engineers approach their work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz any time to assess your comprehension of:

  • Duties of an engineer
  • How engineers focus their process in the third step of design
  • The purposes of scientific inquiry and technological and engineering design
  • Fifth step of the scientific process

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on scientific inquiry vs. technological and engineering design
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about steps in the scientific process
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the tasks that engineers do and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these processes and their differences by using the lesson called Scientific Inquiry vs. Technological & Engineering Design. Using this lesson, you can understand more about:

  • The meaning of scientific inquiry
  • Steps in the technological and engineering design process
  • How the scientific method works
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