Technology and Engineering
Edition: 6th 2012
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Description: Technology & Engineering will help students realize how technology affects people and the world in which we live. Numerous illustrations and easy-to-read text enable understanding of how people use technology and why technological systems work the way they do. Student-friendly features, such as tomorrows Technology Today, Technology Explained, Academic Connections, STEM Connections, Think Green, and Career Corners, provide numerous practical examples of the impacts of technology on our world. This edition of the book contains information on automation and robotics, digital photography, digital signals, and job skills and employment. The book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy. Strategic Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter. STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history, and communication. Think Green features connect chapter content to environmental issues. Technology Explained features highlight ad discuss a variety of current technologies. Career Corner features present information about careers related to various technological fields. Test Your Knowledge questions and STEM applications are included at the end of each chapter.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $88.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date: 10/18/2010
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
|Technology: A Dynamic, Human-Created System|
|Technology as a System|
|Types of Technological Systems|
|Inputs to Technological Systems|
|Outputs and Feedback and Control|
|Production Tools and Their Safe Use|
|Measurement Systems and Tools and Their Role in Technology|
|The Problem-Solving and Design Process|
|Developing Design Solutions|
|Evaluating Design Solutions|
|Communicating Design Solutions|
|Using Technology to Product Artifacts|
|The Types of Material Resources and How They Are Obtained|
|Using and Servicing Products and Structures|
|Using Technology to Communicate|
|Printed Graphic Communication|
|Computer and Internet Communication|
|Using Technology to Transport|
|Operating Transportation Systems|
|Energy: The Foundation of Technology|
|Agricultural and Related Biotechnologies|
|Medical and Health Technologies|
|Organizing a Technological Enterprise|
|Operating Technological Enterprises|
|Using and Assessing Technology|
|Technology: A Societal View|
|Technology: A Personal View|