Presentation on theme: "The Three Areas of Technology"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Three Areas of Technology 7th Grade Technology EducationMr. Colby
2 The 3 Areas of Technology To ease our study, technology can be divided into three main areas:PhysicalTechnologyBiotechnologyInformationCommunicationTechnology
3 Physical Technology Physical technology refers to making products. Examples:Manufacturing of clothingBuilding a new restaurantBridge constructionAutomobiles
4 BiotechnologyBranch of technology that develops new systems to improve agriculture, health care, and the environment.AGRICULTURESafer PesticidesHydroponics(Soil-less Farming)HEALTH CAREMRI, X-RayCAT, PETScanENVIRONMENTRecyclingFiltered Water
5 Information/Communication Technology Technology that has been developed for exchanging data.Examples:TelevisionComputerTelephone
6 Technology GrowthTechnology will continue to move forward by adapting so that each upward step is an improvement over existing products.