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Ch 24: Use of Engineering & Design in Scientific Learning

About This Chapter

This chapter can help you better understand the use of engineering and design in scientific learning. Examine lessons that cover the engineering design cycle, the purpose of statistical models, the impact of humans on the environment and related concepts.

Use of Engineering & Design in Scientific Learning - Chapter Summary

Review video and text lessons developed by top instructors to get an in-depth look at ways engineering and design are used in scientific learning. Each lesson touches on a different concept to ensure you get a good grasp of the impact of technology on society, the technical aspects of physics, how science is used to solve societal problems and more. Explore these lessons in any sequence and as often as you desire. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Define a scientific model
  • Share the relationship between engineering and the technical applications of physics
  • Identify steps involved in the engineering cycle
  • Discuss the purpose of statistics and statistical models
  • Provide details about how humans impact the environment
  • List the benefits of integrated curriculum

Review the lessons at your leisure from your computer or mobile devices to absorb the information in this chapter in a manner that best suits your study needs. If you have any questions about how engineering and design are used in scientific learning, send them to our knowledgeable experts. At any time, assess your understanding by taking the short quiz with each lesson. A chapter exam is also available to gauge your comprehension of lesson topics.

8 Lessons in Chapter 24: Use of Engineering & Design in Scientific Learning
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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.

Engineering Design & Technical Applications of Physics

2. 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.

Steps of the Engineering Design Cycle

3. 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.

The Purpose of Statistical Models

4. 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.

How Technology Impacts Society & the Environment

5. How Technology Impacts Society & the Environment

What is technology? And how has it changed society over the last couple of centuries? Discover how different our lives would be without technology, but also how the benefits come with harms to our environment.

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

6. 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.

Human Impacts on the Environment

7. 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.

Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

8. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.

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