Ch 24: Interdisciplinary Nature of Science

About This Chapter

This lessons in this chapter discuss a number of key topics related to the interdisciplinary nature of science, expanding your perspective on the subject through video and text lessons taught by professional instructors.

Interdisciplinary Nature of Science - Chapter Summary

This chapter connects science to a variety of other subjects with the intent of demonstrating the effect of science within their interaction, going over each of the following topics in a simple-to-follow fashion:

  • STEM education
  • The influence of science on society
  • The effect of science on global culture, politics, and economics
  • Science and technology's impact on social ethics

The quizzes included with each lesson can help you make sure you're comprehending the material before you move on. Should you answer incorrectly, these quizzes will provide you with the option of hopping right back to the relevant point of the lesson. When you're through with them, the practice final exam will give you the chance to confirm your knowledge of the entire chapter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 24: Interdisciplinary Nature of Science
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What Is STEM Education? - Definition, Importance & Standards

1. What Is STEM Education? - Definition, Importance & Standards

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Learn more about what STEM education is, why it is important and explore standards associated with STEM. A short quiz follows the lesson.

How Science Has Changed Society

2. How Science Has Changed Society

Without science, our modern world just wouldn't be the same. The way we travel, shop, learn, socialize, eat, work, and play is possible because of scientific influences and innovations. Take a look around, and you'll see science pretty much everywhere!

Impact of Science on Global Culture

3. Impact of Science on Global Culture

Science is pretty cool, but it's also a pretty powerful force in the modern world. In this lesson, we'll explore the relationship between science and culture throughout human history and see what this means for us today.

Impact of Science on Global Politics

4. Impact of Science on Global Politics

In this lesson you'll learn about the contentious relationship between science and global politics. Two pertinent issues, global warming and its effects and the use of embryonic stem cells for research, will be profiled.

Impact of Science on Global Economies

5. Impact of Science on Global Economies

Science can have major impacts on our daily lives. In this lesson, we are going to look at the relationship between science and economics across the world.

The Impact of Science & Technology on Social Ethics

6. The Impact of Science & Technology on Social Ethics

We don't always talk about philosophy and science at the same time, but maybe we should. In this lesson, we are going to explore the relationship between science and social ethics and see what this means in the modern world.

Chapter Practice Exam
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