Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Know that people select, create and use science and technology and that they are limited by social and physical restraints
Know how human ingenuity and technological resources satisfy specific human needs and improve the quality of life
Know the pros and cons of possible solutions to scientific and technological problems in society
Understand the difference between needs and wants in relationship to technology.
Identify a societal need and engage in the design process to solve the problem.
Develop an understanding of the role of society in the development and use of technology by having them identify how they get their food, water and shelter.
Prepare a timeline showing the development of different technologies throughout history.
Read the Lorax and have the students distinguish between wants and needs.
List the positive and negative aspects of a product of technology that they use in their daily lives.
Identify different society problems and have students engage in solving the problems through the design process.