Scientific Research & Technological Advancements: Risks & Benefits


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How are science and technology related?

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1. What was the name of the scientific and technological project than Oppenheimer later felt guilt about?

2. Which of the following is an area of technology that involves ethical concerns or medical risks?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the relationship between science and technology? How is and isn't technology beneficial? These are some of the details you can expect to be tested on when you use this short quiz and worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will determine your ability to do the following:

  • Explain how science and technology are related
  • Name the scientific and technological project Oppenheimer later felt guilty about
  • Identify the area of technology that does not have ethical concerns or risks
  • List the benefits of technology
  • Recognize an example or examples of a job that could never be automated

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the benefits of technology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the relationship between science and technology and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an area of technology not associated with ethical concerns or risks

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Scientific Research & Technological Advancements: Risks & Benefits to learn more. Information discussed in this lesson includes:

  • How science is defined
  • What quote Oppenheimer cited referring to his part in an historical project
  • Examples of ethical dilemmas in scientific research and technology
  • What examples of medical technology reflect the benefits of technological advancement