HW 9-8-08 - technological development Provide an example of...

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Joseph Leonard 9/8/08 Green P26 #1-4 1. What is chemistry? Chemistry is the study of the make up, structure, properties of matter,and the changes that occur 2. What branch of chemistry is most concerned with the study of carbon compounds? Organic 3. What is meant by the word chemical as used by scientists? It is used to describe substances with a definite chemical composition. 4. Briefly describe the differences between basic research, applied research, and
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Unformatted text preview: technological development. Provide an example of each. Basic – increase general knowledge. Ex.-Someone drops a nickel into a glass of Pepsi to see what would happen to it Applied – used to solve a specific problem. Ex.- scientists want to find alternate fuel for cars to run on that won’t pollute the environment. Technological development – production and use of products improve our quality of life. Ex.- computers...
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