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Noun1.applied science - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problemsapplied science - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
flood control - (engineering) the art or technique of trying to control rivers with dams etc in order to minimize the occurrence of floods
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
aeronautical engineering - the branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft
bionics - application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)
bioengineering, ergonomics, biotechnology - the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments
chemical engineering - the branch of engineering that is concerned with the design and construction and operation of the plants and machinery used in industrial chemical processes
civil engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges
EE, electrical engineering - the branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
architectural engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the construction of buildings (as distinguished from architecture as a design art)
industrial engineering, industrial management - the branch of engineering that deals with the creation and management of systems that integrate people and materials and energy in productive ways
information technology, IT - the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
mechanical engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of machinery
nanotechnology - the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
nuclear engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors
naval engineering - the branch of engineering that deals with the design and construction and operation of ships
rocketry - the branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation
sink - (technology) a process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system; "the ocean is a sink for carbon dioxide"
source - (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; "a heat source"; "a source of carbon dioxide"
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Sim4Web is an innovative and exciting new method of delivering practical science sessions.
1 flight simulator FNPT 2 MCC to be allocated to technical activities practical science of air navigation.
It's practical science," 12-year-old Abby Fowler added.
UNIVERSITIES will be forced to devote time to teaching students how to conduct experiments if plans to separate practical science results from GCSE and A-level grades go ahead, a former top civil servant is warning.
Agriculture is still a practical science and experiential learning is crucial at this point," she said, adding that if security concerns were not resolved then "the agriculture department could be facing a new record low regarding enrollment rates.
The Reach Out Lab is a state of-the-art laboratory for school children to experience practical science alongside university researchers.
The day saw 800 primary school pupils from all over the North-east, and their families, taking part in practical science activities that featured energy transfer, forces and motion and materials such as building straw towers, making kites and creating jumping beans.
Our numerous clubs include astronomy, dance, photography and practical science.
This year's Morgan Botti Lecture called "Stuff Matters", on the theme of practical science and innovation, was delivered by writer and broadcaster Mark Miodownik.
Canada's IDRC is pleased to partner with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to advance ideas and innovative breakthroughs that increase food security through practical science for development," added Mr.
Many schools and colleges are missing key materials needed to teach practical science lessons, according to a report by SCORE (Science Community Representing Education).
Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen: Record breaking science pupils TO CELEBRATE National Science and Engineering Week pupils from Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen, Caernarfon attempted the world record for the largest practical science lesson.

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