Ch 23: Science Modeling & Technology

About This Chapter

The lessons and assessments of this chapter will help you review and improve your understanding of science modeling and technology. You'll see how they are used in engineering, biology and other fields.

Science Modeling & Technology - Chapter Summary

Our professional instructors assembled these lessons to provide an effective way to improve your understanding of science modeling and technology. With this chapter you will learn how both are used to aid in the progression of physics, biology, society and more. After these lessons you should be more knowledgeable about:

  • Definitions and examples of scientific models
  • The engineering design cycle
  • Technical applications of physics in engineering
  • Technological innovations of the 21st century that will likely change the world
  • Applications of science and technology to solve societal problems
  • Uses of scientific models in biology
  • Purposes of statistics and statistical modeling
  • Carrying capacities and the human impacts on the environment

Each lesson was made to be a short and mobile device-compatible review, so that you can study them when/whereever suits you best. They also come with brief assessments you can take to test your understanding of the material and discover topics you don't know. The practice chapter exam at the end of the chapter will also provide you with an additional assessment.

9 Lessons in Chapter 23: Science Modeling & Technology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Scientific Models: Definition & Examples

1. Scientific Models: Definition & Examples

What are scientific models and how are they used? Learn about the different types of scientific models, including visual, mathematical, and computer models, and discover some real-life examples of each.

Steps of the Engineering Design Cycle

2. Steps of the Engineering Design Cycle

Learn about the steps an engineer takes to design, build, and optimize a product, also called the engineering design cycle. See what you've picked up with a quiz.

Engineering Design & Technical Applications of Physics

3. Engineering Design & Technical Applications of Physics

Learn about how engineering involves technical applications of physics, and be able to give multiple examples of engineering design in the real world. Take a quiz and see how much you know.

Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

4. Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages

In this lesson, we explore a few of the technological innovations that have helped create the 21st-century world and will likely change our world throughout the century.

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

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

What is science and technology, and how do we use them to solve society's problems? Learn about the many advances humans have made thanks to science, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Mathematical Modeling - Hardy-Weinberg: Biology Lab

6. Mathematical Modeling - Hardy-Weinberg: Biology Lab

What is a scientific model? How can we create them? How can they be used in biology? In this lesson, you'll answer all of these questions as you explore how a model called the Hardy-Weinberg theorem can be used to predict how a population will change over time.

The Purpose of Statistical Models

7. The Purpose of Statistical Models

Understanding statistics requires that you understand statistical models. This lesson will help you understand the purpose of statistics, statistical models, and types of variables.

Human Impacts on the Environment

8. Human Impacts on the Environment

The human population continues to grow, but the size of Earth and the resources available for our use are limited. Humans greatly impact the world around them, and our actions can and often do have dramatic and long-lasting consequences.

Carrying Capacity of a Population: Effect of Biomedical Progress

9. Carrying Capacity of a Population: Effect of Biomedical Progress

The human population continues to grow. There are several things that contribute to this growth, including biomedical progress. In this lesson, we will look at some examples as well as what may happen if this growth continues.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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