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Chapters1-4

Blue Technology Textbook

 

ANSWER ALL WORK ON YOUR OWN PAPER

TURN IN AT THE END OF THE PERIOD.

Read Chapter 1 Getting Started in Technology Pages1-27

Define the Following Techno Terms:

acronym

cycle

exponential rate of change

research and development

technologically literate

alloy

design brief

knowledge base

retrieving

testing

brainstorm

evaluate

microchip

scientific method

 

bronze

experimenting

parameters

strategy

 

components

explore

problem statement

tech

 

 

  1. What are the 5 steps of the Scientific Method?
  2. Draw the problem solving loop, and explain all of the steps.
  3. What does the acronym SEARCH stand for?

 

Read Chapter 2 How does Technology Affect Me Pages 28-49

 

Define the Following Techno Terms:

Adaptable

Electron

Impact

Repel

Video

Audio

Flowchart

Molecule

Retail

Video Effects

Clip art

Friction

Nucleus

Sound Effects

 

Consensus

Icon

On-the-job-training

Theory

 

 

  1. What are the 8 questions you can ask about a technology’s impact on you and your environment?
  2. Draw a flow chart that shows how to make a sandwich. Use the graphic symbols for each process.
  3. What is Genetic Engineering of Biotechnology?
  4. What is Voice Recognition?
  5. What is a superconductor?
  6. What is magnetic levitation?
  7. What is Artificial Intelligence?

 

Read Chapter 3 Using Computers

 

                Define the following Techno Terms:

Application

Bit

CAD

Microchip

PC

ASCII

Byte

Data

Modem

Program

Baud rate

CPU

Database

Mother board

RAM

Binary system

Components

Hardware

Peripheral

ROM

Software

Word processing

 

 

 

 

Change the following binary numbers to base 10:

  1. 11111
  1. 1011
  1. 10101
  1. 10101

 

Change the following base 10 numbers to binary:

  1. 45
  2. 120
  3. 198

 

Chapter 4 Inventing Things

                Define the following Techno Terms:

Feedback

format

innovation

NASA

Patent

Physically challenged

prototype

specifications

serendipity

Trend

Corpus collosum

visualizing

 

 

 

 

  1. Draw Rube Goldberg machine that will do a simple job. Write a step by step list of how your machine works.
  2. What are the five kinds of patents that you can apply for?
  3. Draw a new way to hold papers together.
  4. Invent a new eating utensil. Draw it.