Technology and Oil
To demonstrate how much our society depends on petroleum products and to show how advances in technology have allowed us to find, obtain, and transport oil more efficiently.
Technology at Work
Technology is defined as any invention, including tools, machines, materials, techniques, and sources of power, that makes people’s work easier. The history of technology really begins in prehistoric times. This lesson explores life without technological advances.
Living Without Technology
In our daily lives, 20th century technological advances surround us. Whether we are taking a hot shower, using the refrigerator, driving a car or turning on a light to read a book, our environment is shaped by hundreds inventions that make our lives more comfortable, automatic, productive and easier. The goal of this lesson plan is for students to understand how dependent we have become in the technical world and what "modern conveniences" really are.