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Artist: a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination. A follower of a pursuit in which skill comes by study or practice - the opposite of a theorist. people who use imagination, talent, or skill to create works that may be judged to have an aesthetic value. ( Wikipedia )

Engineers design useful products & Processes for society using all disciplines but mainly science and mathematics. (source= composite )
Entrepreneurship is the practice of starting new organizations or revitalizing mature organizations, particularly new businesses generally in response to identified opportunities. The behavior of the entrepreneur reflects a kind of person willing to put his or her career and financial security on the line and take risks in the name of an idea, spending much time as well as capital on an uncertain venture. ( Wikipedia )

 
 
 

 

F, G, H, I, J,
 
 
 
 

 

 

K, L, M, N, O,

Learning:  is about searching out meaning and imposing structure.

Mathematician:  is the language to manage/explain a design & account for the patterns in nature. ( composite )
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P, Q,  R, S, T,
Process:
Science is about explaining patterns in the universe. (composite )

 
Technologies (products and processes) are the result of engineered designs. They are created by technicians to solve societal needs and wants.  (Science Framework)

 

Thinking Skills:  supports active cognitive processing which makes for better learning.  It equips students to go beyond the information given, to deal systematically yet flexibly with problems and situations. Students should adopt creative and critical attitudes and reflect on what we do.

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U, V, W, X, y, Z,
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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Last Updated  05/12/2010