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Technology In Action, Student Edition / Edition 2

Technology In Action, Student Edition / Edition 2


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Technology in Action literally puts technology into action with hands-on activities, real-world applications, and detailed illustrations. The goal of this introductory technology education program for middle school students is to help students learn design and problem-solving, as well as to use, manage and understand technology.

Chapters are divided into short, self-contained sections that explore technology and provide hands-on activities. Colorful photographs and drawings enhance the text. Science Connections/Mathematics Connections/Communication Connections are featured in every chapter so students see the connection of science, mathematics and communication to technology. TechnoFacts are interesting facts about technology's past, present and future that motivate students to learn more about technology. Exploring Careers links the knowledge students are gaining in class to actual careers. Action Activities in every chapter engage students in designing and problem solving of everyday technological problems. The Performance-Based Portfolio System CD-ROM brings technology alive for students and teachers. Students will be actively engaged on the computer using technology to solve technology problems. Teachers will have prepared materials for teaching and assessing activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078224898
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 01/01/2002
Series: Introduction To Technology Series
Edition description: Student Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started in Technology
Chapter 2 Using Technology
Chapter 3 How Technology Affects You
Chapter 4 Introducing Computers
Chapter 5 Using Computers
Chapter 6 Inventing Things
Chapter 7 Making Things
Chapter 8 How Things Work
Chapter 9 Designing Things
Chapter 10 Exploring Automation
Chapter 11 How Business Works
Chapter 12 Building Things
Chapter 13 Using Energy
Chapter 14 Moving Things
Chapter 15 Finding & Using Information
Chapter 16 Producing TV & Radio Programs
Chapter 17 Traveling in Space
Chapter 18 Living & Working in Space
Chapter 19 Exploring Chemical & Bio-Related Technology
Chapter 20 Technology & Your Future

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