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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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Practice PT - The Internet and Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Speaking of the Internet. The culminating lesson plan for the unit on the Internet challenges pupils to prepare short, two-minute speeches on an issue facing society. The pupils chose from three topics that connect the Internet and...
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Writing Exercises: Science and Technology I

For Students 9th - 11th
Tackle the topic of scientific and technological change. Here are three short-answer questions for your class to respond to. They'll discuss the Cold War race for nuclear supremacy between the US and the USSR, the relationship between...
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When Is It O.K. to Replace Human Limbs With Technology?

For Students 7th - 12th
Today's blog topic is robotic limb replacement for amputees. Upper graders read the related article and argument, then compose a blog response that addresses the questions provided. This is a great way to get kids thinking about ethics,...
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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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ETS2B - Influence of Science, Engineering and Technology on Society and the Natural World

For Teachers K - 12th
Science, engineering, and technology have an impact on our natural world. As the world population increases, the demands on natural resources also increase. Science, technology, and engineering work together to address these concerns...
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Technology Blackout Day

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a class discussion about modern technology. They discuss the value various technological advances play in their own lives and how technology impacts everyone's lives. Finally, students write a persuasive letter...
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The Internet and Society

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Technology: Conveniences and Consequences

For Teachers 8th - 12th
It's a delicate balance—using technology to improve our lives while still protecting the environment, and ourselves, from the hazards of technology use. Class members examine statistics about the increase in media use, complete a survey...
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Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace and analyze the impact of the atomic bomb on warfare, society and government. They apply this process to other more modern technological inventions in our lives.
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Hand Biometrics Technology

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Electronic engineering hopefuls get hands-on with hand geometry and the technology of biometrics. After taking the appropriate measurement on their hands, they configure their personal hand geometry codes and compare them to classmates....
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Technology and Public Policy

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the relationships between technology and society. The class participates in a mock legislature in order to consider the effects of using nanotechnology on different parts of society. Roles are assigned and at the end...
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From Here to Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, 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...
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Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru

For Teachers 4th - 9th
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...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Behind the Scenes of ISTE with Dr. Kecia Ray

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Interesting in learning more about the International Society for Technology in Education? Go behind the scenes with Dr. Kecia Ray, the board chair of ISTE, as she explains what their organization is really about, and the standards and...
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Molecules and Fuel Cell Technology

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A fuel cell is where the jailer keeps gas guzzlers. Scholars review chemical reactions, chemical bonds, and chemical structure in order to apply these concepts. Participants construct fuel cell kits, using electrolysis to run the car and...
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What is Technology and How Does It Benefit Us?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the difference between science and technology. In this technology lesson students discover the role of science and technology in our world and how it helps us live a healthier, safer life. Students build charts and...
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Technology and Oil

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate how much our society depends on petroleum products. They show how advances in technology have allowed us to find, obtain, and transport oil more efficiently.
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How Do Self-Driving Cars “See”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do you get when you mix LiDAR and integrated photonics technology? Why a self-driving car, of course. A fascinating short video describes how light detection and ranging, LiDAR for short, and integrated photonics technologies enable...
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QR Coded Audio Periodic Table of the Elements

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Take the periodic table into the digital age with QR codes that take the scanner to an audio recording about each element from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Enlarge the image, then use a smartphone or tablet to scan the code for an...
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Technology Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the impact of technological advances. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research specific inventions and collaborate to create a classroom technology timeline. Young scholars then write reports...
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Early Twentieth Century Technological Advances

For Students 6th
In this early twentieth century technological advances worksheet, students complete the grid for 9 inventions by filling in the inventor, how it was introduced and how it impacted society.
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What Is Technology, and How Does It Benefit Us?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine and define what technology is as well as the differences between science and technology. They assess the role of science and technology in society, conveniences technology offers and create a chart to compare the...
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Introduction to Technology

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in an activity in which they must reach candy that has been placed far away from them, using only items they have brought to class. They discuss the correlation between technology, invention, and need as they apply...