Ch 5: Crosscutting Concepts in Science & Engineering

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Gain a deeper understanding of science and engineering crosscutting concepts with this comprehensive online science chapter. The chapter's lessons and quizzes can be used for a variety of purposes, including test preparation, homework help, professional development and casual learning.

Crosscutting Concepts in Science & Engineering - Chapter Summary

This mobile-friendly chapter offers expert instruction on a variety of science and engineering crosscutting concepts. After defining basic crosscutting concepts, you'll work through short and simple lessons that discuss various factors in engineered and natural systems. When you're finished, you'll be equipped to:

  • Define Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) crosscutting concepts
  • Understand patterns and cause/effect relationships across engineered and natural systems
  • Describe quantity, scale and proportion across natural and engineered systems
  • Explain phenomena and make predictions using various models
  • Assess energy, matter, stability and change in natural and engineered systems
  • Explain fundamental scientific concepts regarding function, structure and patterns

To help you check your understanding of these concepts, we've included interactive lesson quizzes, as well as a comprehensive chapter exam. You can work through the chapter at your own pace using your desktop, laptop, mobile device or tablet. Finally, if you have any questions about these topics, feel free to reach out to our instructors online.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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