Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Technology"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to Technology Course 84819 weeks6th Grade
2 Explanation of Technology The practical use of human knowledge to extend human abilities and to satisfy human wants and needs.
3 Types of Technology Bio Technology Construction Technology Manufacturing TechnologyTransportation TechnologyEnergy and PowerCommunication Technology
4 BiotechnologyBiotechnology is used to improve agriculture, health care, and the environment.Biotechnology is responsible for the products and processes that are made from the resources that come from living things.
5 Construction Technology - Building Structures Residential – Local communitiesCommercial – Stores, Schools, etc.Industrial – WarehousesCivil - Bridges
6 Manufacturing Technology- Turning raw materials into consumablegoods and products.FoodClothesBuilding MaterialsAutomobiles
7 Transportation Technology- Moving people or products from one place to another. Air - airplaneLand - CarSpace – Space ShuttleWater - Boat
8 Energy and Power- Electricity and Power that makes things run. NuclearElectricalGasWindSolar
9 Communication Technology- Sending and receiving messages TelephoneCell phoneTelevisionRadioComputer
10 Technology as a SystemInput (Resources-people, information, tools and machines, Capital, Materials, Time and energy)ProcessOut (Results)Feedback (Positive or Negative
11 Science, Technology & Engineering Science- explains how things happen.Technology- makes things happen.(Build the products that engineer designs)Engineering- determines how to make things. (use the knowledge of science and mathematics)
12 Introduction to Technology Class Activities Bridge Building in teams of two (2)Manufacture a product that shows a label witha Logo, Bar code, Ingredients, Size, Warning,Nutrition Facts- Calories, Total Fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, Potassium, Total, Carbohydrate, Protein, Sugar and/or VitaminsEngineered Structures- Spaghetti Tower DesignPaper Structure Design- Weight Bearing StructureDigital Technology/ TSA Promotional Poster