the use of scientific knowledge to produce products that help solve the problems of society
H OW IS T ECHNOLOGY AND S OCIETY R ELATED ? Technology Science Society
E XAMPLES OF T ECHNOLOGY positive carries goods and people fast convenient data storage - facebook information – wikipedia a lot of power from little fuel No pollutants from fossil fuel lead to discoveries cleans hands effectively Prevents disease negative pollution uses non-renewable resources Identity Theft Viruses, Crashing waste takes a long time to decay Potential radiation leak cost/maintenance too much use can lead to resistant strain of bacteria Negative side effects Transportation (buses, cars, trains, planes) Computers Nuclear Power Microscope Antibacterial Soap Vaccination
Do all technologies help to improve our lives and have positive benefits? What are some examples of technology that do little to improve the quality of life and only have negative results? Weapons, illegal substances, man-made diseases, electric chair,…etc.