Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Subject:
Science, Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan
Level:
Preschool
Tags:
  • Observation
  • Premedia - Me
  • Techonology
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Text/HTML

    Discovering Technology

    Discovering Technology

    Overview

    Technology can be something that has been created to help make things easier.  Technology can also be a robot that helps manufacture vehicles.  Look around the environment and discuss how this technology can affect the way people live, work, travel, communicate, or play.  

    Summary

    Technology can be something that has been created to help make things easier.  For example, a rolling chair can make it easier for a person to move around in a room more quickly than standing to move it to different locations.  Technology can also be a robot that helps manufacture vehicles.  Look around the environment and discuss how this technology can affect the way people live, work, travel, communicate, or play.  

    Background for Teachers/Parents

    Look around the environment and select at least 5 things to discuss with your child(ren).  

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    • Children will name how a specific technology can affect people’s lives, work, travel. ability to communicate, or play. 
    • Children will give an example of simple technology or tools to help make things easier.

    Time Frame & Group Size

    Time Frame: 10 minutes

    Group Size: Any

    Standards

    Main Standards: 

    • SS 3 & 4 yr.8.1

    Author(s)

    Jamie Robinson