When most people think of modern technological innovations, the first things that often come to mind are advances in computers and communication devices. As students are responding to the questions on their student worksheets, you might find that this is their first experience with considering drawback and benefits of technology. Today, we agree that we are dependent on technology but yet most people generally feel uneasy about technology. Through the years, scientists have utilized newly invented materials and recent technology to come up with lightweight yet durable and strong-as-steel body armor. Therefore, I believe that if used correctly and to a right extent, modern technology can greatly improve the quality of people’s lives, but not to the extent of always improving it. This technology is responsible for an incredible amount of increased efficiency and progression. Traveling by vehicles like cars or buses are a necessity in the modern world, but these habits are what makes the world appear so bone-lazy nowadays. The Benchmarks for Science Literacy addresses the idea that there are drawbacks as well as benefits to technology.
Unless we wake up to the damage that the gadget-filled, pharmaceutically-enhanced 21st century is doing to our brains, we could be sleepwalking towards a future in which neuro-chip technology blurs the line between living and non-living machines, and between our bodies and the outside world.
As Benchmarks states, Most of the complexities of the social consequences of the use of technology can wait, but students should begin to consider alternative ways of doing something and compare the advantages and disadvantages.” (Benchmarks for Science Literacy, p.45) Through working on this lesson, students will gain experience with the idea that there are positive and negative consequences of technology and will be challenged to think through these consequences in relationship to farming.
Due to this wonderful experience, I plan to utilize this amazing technology in the future. The second group were taken into an identical room with an identical piano – but had nothing to do with the instrument at all. Formotion technology combines different types of fabric to create clothing that will enhance the performance of athletes.
IMTM actively cooperate with academic institutions at national level, through development of software solutions aimed on providing support to learning and teaching, as well as through recently established Montenegrin Cyber Security Educational Center (MCEC).