Using Actions involved in selection, operating, and servicing products are called _________________________________ actions.
Assessing Actions used to determine the value or impact of technology are called _________________________________ actions.
Language of Technology Involves: vocabulary/words technical drawings
Technology Using tools, materials, and processes to make things that help us live better.
Technological History Viewing the growth of civilization by focusing on the advancements people have made in developing and using tools.
Scientific Knowledge Knowledge about the laws and principles governing the natural world
Humanities Knowledge Knowledge about the development and functioning of social and political systems and ways to express creative thought.
Descriptive Knowledge Knowledge of ways to use words and numbers to describe relationships, events, and ideas.
Technological Knowledge Knowledge about using tools, materials, and processes to make and operate systems.
Technological Actions The actions people take to develop, produce, use, and assess technological products and systems.
Design A common technique used to create products or systems. It is a plan for a device or product. The process of design begins with defining a problem. It also involves gathering information, developing and testing finding solutions, retesting, and selecting the best solution.
Assessment The final stage in the testing of a solution.
Technological Assessment Evaluating the positive and negative impacts caused by technology on people, society, and the environment.
Language Each area has its own language. Words have multiple and different meanings depending on where and when it is used. Mouse Virus Debugging
Vocabulary Technology has developed a vocabulary to describe actions with tools and the actions of these actions. If you were to look in a 1800s dictionary you would not find the words microchip, airplane, television, and photography in it.
Working Drawings An accurately measured and detailed drawing used as a guide to workers in constructing a structure or machine or of any part of one.