Science and technology are related. Technology provides the tools needed for science to investigate questions and may provide solutions to society’s problems, wants, or needs. Not all technological solutions are effective, uniformly beneficial, or equally available to everyone.
Science is a human endeavor involving knowledge learned through inquiring about the natural world. Scientific claims are evaluated and knowledge changes as a result of using the abilities and understandings of inquiry. The pursuit of scientific knowledge is a continuous process involving diverse people throughout history. The practice of science and the development of technology are critical pursuits of our society.
The development of technology and advancement in science influence and drive each other forward.