How Science & Technology Can Be Used to Solve Society's Problems


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What is science?

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1. What is the difference between science and technology?

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of a problem science has helped solve?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will cover the vast topic of using science and technology to resolve society's problems. Take the quiz to find out how much you know about specifics such as the definition of science and the difference between science and technology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on:

  • Certain issues that science has helped to solve
  • Modern problems that science and technology are fighting against
  • Population growth

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of science and technology and how they're connected to the growth in our population over the years
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as science and technology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the problems in society that science has helped to solve

Additional Learning

Learn more about the combined techniques and uses of science and technology with the lesson aptly named How Science & Technology Can Be Used to Solve Society's Problems. Consider these areas of study to help you focus:

  • Inventions and technologies that have changed life in the last 200 years
  • Agricultural technologies
  • Medical technology
  • Future challenges with regard to science and technology