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Science, invention, and engineering

  1. 1. Science, Invention, Engineering, and Manufacturing <ul><li>Path from nature to our daily lives </li></ul>
  2. 2. Science <ul><li>Uncovering how nature works …. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concrete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Detect, describe, confirm, model, extend </li></ul>
  3. 3. Invention <ul><li>Applying scientific principles to produce useful effect. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New use for materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harnessing energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Labor savings” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extending human capabilities </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Engineering <ul><li>Make an invention practical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Durable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacture-able </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller or larger </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create infrastructure to support the invention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Factory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repair and support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disposal </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Manufacturing and Construction <ul><li>Replicating the invention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often with unskilled or uneducated labor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Commodity” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installing the invention in the field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Often with unskilled or uneducated labor </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Automobile
  7. 7. Nuclear Power
  8. 8. Cell Phone
  9. 9. Your Turn <ul><li>Describe the science, inventions, and engineering necessary for the a Suspension Bridge </li></ul>
  10. 10. Homework <ul><li>Describe the science, inventions, and engineering necessary for the following technologies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Air Conditioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(I suggest you find out how these technologies work.) </li></ul><ul><li>Include your references. </li></ul>

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