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Using Technology to Study the Earth & Universe - Quiz & Worksheet

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Which of the following technologies is used to make distant objects appear closer?

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1. Which of the following technologies is used to cause subatomic particles to collide with one another?

2. Which of the following technologies is used to take images of the atom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your grasp of the ways technology is used to study the Earth and the universe. Main topics that will be addressed include a technology that's used for making distant objects appear closer and a technology that's used for causing subatomic particles to collide with each other.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to know about these points for the quiz:

  • Technology used for taking pictures of an atom
  • Benefit that comes from firing subatomic particles at each other
  • Comparison between an electron microscope and a regular microscope

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast a regular microscope and an electron microscope
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a benefit from firing subatomic particles at each other with technology that's used today
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a technology used for getting subatomic particles to collide with each other and a technology that's used to take pictures of atoms

Additional Learning

For more on the use of modern technology in science, you can review the lesson named Using Technology to Study the Earth & Universe. These points will be highlighted:

  • Increase in studying the Earth and universe with new technologies
  • Cycles of stars, the 'big bang' and an expanding universe
  • Fundamental particles
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