Flashcards in vocab ch 1 Deck (22)
An explanation based on prior scientific research or observations that can be tested
An experiment that tests only one factor at a time by using a comparison of a control group with an experimental group
A factor that changes in an experiment in order to test a hypothesis
A pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or workings of an object, system, or concept
An explanation that ties together many hypothesis and observations
A summary of many experimental results and observations; tells how things work
An artificial device that replaces a missing part of the body.
The products and processes that are designed to serve our needs.
The process of creating technology
engineering design process
The process engineers use to develop a new technology.
A test model of a product.
cost benefit analysis
The process of determining whether the cost of doing something is worth the benefit provided.
The application of engineering to living things, such s humans and plants.
Engineering that results in a product or process that helps living organisms but does not change them permanently
engineering that results in a product or process that changes living organisms
the basic unit of length in the SI (symbol, m)
a measure of the amount of matter in an object.
a measure of the size of a surface or a region
the measure of how hot or how cold something is
a measure of the size of a body or region in three dimensional space.
the ratio of the mass of substance to the volume of the substance