Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Technology"— Presentation transcript:
1Introduction to Technology Course 84819 weeks6th Grade
2Explanation of Technology The practical use of human knowledge to extend human abilities and to satisfy human wants and needs.
3Types of Technology Bio Technology Construction Technology Manufacturing TechnologyTransportation TechnologyEnergy and PowerCommunication Technology
4BiotechnologyBiotechnology 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.
5Construction Technology - Building Structures Residential – Local communitiesCommercial – Stores, Schools, etc.Industrial – WarehousesCivil - Bridges
6Manufacturing Technology- Turning raw materials into consumablegoods and products.FoodClothesBuilding MaterialsAutomobiles
7Transportation Technology- Moving people or products from one place to another. Air - airplaneLand - CarSpace – Space ShuttleWater - Boat
8Energy and Power- Electricity and Power that makes things run. NuclearElectricalGasWindSolar
9Communication Technology- Sending and receiving messages TelephoneCell phoneTelevisionRadioComputer
10Technology as a SystemInput (Resources-people, information, tools and machines, Capital, Materials, Time and energy)ProcessOut (Results)Feedback (Positive or Negative
11Science, 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)
12Introduction 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