Designed for use in middle school introductory technology education courses, this edition of Technology: Shaping Our World continues its strong emphasis on technology, science, and math integration. This edition includes updated information on transportation, agriculture, medical advances, outsourcing, and energy and the environment. In addition to the text, the teaching package includes a Student Activity Manual with more than 100 skill-building and group activities. A comprehensive Teacher's Resource Binder, with additional activities, teaching suggestions, reproducible masters, and color transparencies, is available to supplement this edition.
A Teacher's Resource CD is also offered, containing all the contents of the Binder plus the ExamView Assessment Suite.
Modular Connections featured in each chapter tie chapter content to modular activities used in many programs.
Text covers all middle school objectives from the Standards for Technological Literacy.
Colorful, attractive layout and larger type appeal to students.
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Table of Contents
1. Technology and You-An Introduction 2. Generating and Developing Ideas 3. Communicating Ideas 4. Materials 5. Processing Materials 6. Structures 7. Construction 8. Machines 9. Transportation 10. Energy 11. Electricity and Magnetism 12. Using Electricity and Electronics 13. Information and Communication Technology 14. Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Medical Technology 15. The World of Work 16. Learning from the Past; Predicting the Future