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Technology: Shaping Our World, 6th Edition


Technology: Shaping Our World, 6th Edition
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By: John B. Gradwell, Malcolm Welch, and Eugene Martin

ISBN: 978-1-59070-706-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2008
Subject: Technology / Engineering
Grade Level: 6-9
Retail Price: $61.28
School Price: $45.96

Description

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.

Previous Edition
Technology: Shaping Our World, 5th Edition



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

Look Inside

Text
   sample Introduction (PDF, 679 KB)
   sample Chapter 6 (PDF, 1.09 MB)
   sample Chapter 11 (PDF, 888 KB)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 2 (PPS, 1.88 MB)
   sample Chapter 6 (PPS, 1.86 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Technology Education)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Alabama
   PDF Engineering Applications (PDF, 65 KB)
Arkansas
EITE I & II, Grades 6-8
The Science of Technology, Grades 6-8
Kentucky
Introduction to Technology, Grades 6-9
Technology Inventions, Grades 6-9
Technology Systems, Grades 6-9
Texas
Technology Education, Middle School
Utah
Exploring Technology
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

Products/Prices

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Text 480 978-1-59070-706-7 $61.28$45.96
Student Activity Manual 314 978-1-59070-708-1 $17.28$12.96
* Teacher's Wraparound Edition 576 978-1-59070-707-4 $84.00$63.00*
* Teacher's Manual 394 978-1-59070-709-8 $90.00$67.50*
* Teacher's Resource CD 475 questions 978-1-59070-711-1 $260.00$195.00*
* Teacher's Resource Binder 442 978-1-59070-710-4 $200.00$150.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 850+ slides 978-1-59070-803-3 $240.00$180.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 850+ slides 978-1-59070-804-0 $600.00$450.00*
Companion Website View Site
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