Impact of Technology Teacher Resources
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Making Cloth: The Impact of Technology
Students analyze and discuss several primary source documents that address the changes in technology that affected New England agricultural communities in the early 19th century. They also identify and discuss historical contexts for...
Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru
How does technology affect a community? Research the benefits and consequences of technology in rural Peru. In this technology lesson, learners discuss how the effects of technology. They view a PowerPoint and learn about the Peace...
Effect of Technology on the Environment
There's no doubt that one of the most consistent dangers to our environment is the risks associated with the extraction and shipment of oil. This lesson focuses on oil spills - how they happen, the effects they have on the environment,...
Impact of Technology
Learners asses the effect of technology on the status and role of individuals, and analyze the postive and negative impact of moderiation on cultural and physical enviroments. Pupils brainstorm examples of postive and negative...
Practice Performance Task - Security and Hacking in the Real World
Young computer scientists create a visual artifact that represents their research into a computing innovation in the world of cybersecurity. They then work individually to write an essay on the impact of technology on cybersecurity.
Mobile phones have become an integral part of many people's lives. Examine the role and impact of technology through a short video and related activities. Pupils share what they use their phones for before viewing the film. Class members...
Patent Analysis: Alexander Graham Bell's Telephone
Believe it or not, the plugs and wires on Alexander Graham Bell's patent application for telegraph improvements has a direct connection to devices today. Young historians examine the fine details of the patent application. After they...
The Internet and Society
Learners consider the impact of the Internet on society, information, and communication. They practice using the Internet through a variety of web searches, information gathering activities, and Internet communication. A class discussion...
Is TV Stronger Than Ever, or Becoming Obsolete?
The New York Times offers of two articles and two summaries for learners to consider. They read each article and then post a blog response to each of the seven related questions. The topic of the articles asks the question; Is TV...
Young scholars explore the impact of technology around the world. In this globalization instructional activity, students read the noted articles about the effects of technology on day-to-day activities. Young scholars then participate in...
Appalachian State University
Science Fiction - Genre
Unsuspecting George McFlys are presented into the craft workings of the science fiction genre of literature. Speculations are developed through teacher-led dialogs about how science fiction impacts science, technology, and comments on...
Travel the Trail: Nebraska quarter reverse
The life of the pioneers was much different than the life a family today. Pupils use a "Now and Then" worksheet to compare and contrast how travel has changed over the last 100 years. Worksheets are included.
From Here to Technology
Students, while in the computer lab, create a slide on an assigned topic that becomes part of a class presentation. They trace the evolution of the computer and identify the pioneers of technology and investigate the impact that...
Lesson 5: Technology: Conveniences and Consequences
Students identify positive and negative impacts of technology. In this technological advancements lesson, students consider how toxic pollution affects the Earth and its inhabitants. Students participate in 3 activities that allow them...
The Impact of Technology on War
Seventh graders examine and discuss a Heroic Stories image. They research the role of technology on war, and create posters depicting technologies and their impact on history.
Mystery, Myth, and Wonder: The White Elephant
Students examine the role of the elephant in the culture of Thailand through many different class activities based on a PBS program "The White Elephants of Thailand with Meg Ryan". Students also look at the impact of technology on...
Build a Robot Arm
Students work in teams to design and build a working robotic arm using everyday items. In this building robots activity students develop an understanding of design processes and the impact that technology has in manufacturing.
Waste Not, Want Not
Learners explore the impacts of technology on society. They analyze the costs and benefits of technology. Students discuss their views on technology and justify their position to support their view.
Geography and Technology: Think the World of Your Community
Students recognize the meaning of the word community, the historical development of communities in Nebraska and the impact that technology has had and continue to have on the creation and growth of communities.
Inventing the Future
Learners explore the impact of technology on the world by researching current or past scientific advancements, then developing a new invention or technology for the next millennium.
Here's a resource designed to serve as an introduction to a computer science course. Groups brainstorm an innovation that may improve technology or use technology to solve a problem. The plan guides the teacher through the introduction...
Earth Watch Institute
Entering Local Groundhog Data in an Excel Spreadsheet
Here is a cross-curricular ecology and technology lesson; your learners create spreadsheets depicting the location and number of groundhog dens in a local park. They research groundhogs and analyze data about where the groundhog...
Does Your Field Measure Up
Students measure angles using a plane table kit. In this geometry lesson, students use trigonometric identities to find the values of the length of a football field.
Florida Department of Health
Safe and Happy: Safety for All at School and Online Unit
Bystander or upstander and advocate? Three lessons have high schoolers investigating data about bullying and school safety. Participants then learn how to take a stand against bullying and use what they have learned to create a PSA to...