Science and Technology are Related Disciplines


When one thinks of “science” and “technology,” one might picture two entirely different concepts. For example, “science” might conjure images of chemicals bubbling and ready to burst, while the term “technology” spurs us to consider items like cars, buses, or cell phones. What some may not realize, however, is that science and technology actually go hand-in-hand.

The purpose of technology is to invent items that either make life easier or advance an already-existing product. On the other hand, science is a process by which one tests observations to learn about the world. Scientists test conclusions over and over again before they are accepted as fact.

Though science and technology are two different disciplines, they overlap quite a bit and often build off of one another. This relationship has become more obviously connected as science and technology have advanced over the decades. For instance, people who develop new technologies often need science educations and backgrounds to inform their decisions and test products carefully.

Science and technology are related in many different ways. Both disciplines ultimately serve humans and keep our society prospering.

[Sources: Google Encyclopedia; differencesbetween.net]

Great work, Raymundo! I think you're right--science and technology can seem totally different but are actually connected in many ways! Keep it up. – MckennaMadison, WI (2017-02-28 17:31)
Raymundo-- this is an important distinction to make when thinking about what careers you want to pursue. Someone who is pursuing tech will have a completely different, but overlapping skillset with someone who pursues science. Thanks for writing this article! – AarushiMadison (2017-03-01 13:20)
I really liked this article because I didn't know lots about science and technology and now I now a ton thanks to this article. – RaymundoMadison (2017-04-12 15:21)
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