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Welcome to class!
In today’s class, we will be talking about technology. Enjoy the class!
From the beginning of this century, technology has witnessed a lot of advancement and ultimately has changed a lot of things in our world. The way we travel, do business, communicate, etc in today’s lesson, we would be taking a look at the definition of technology and its importance.
Meaning of technology
Technology involves the use of scientific knowledge to design and make products that would make work easier, faster and also make life better.
Technology deals with engineering or applied sciences. It is the sum of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services making use of scientific knowledge.
- How do the following items make work easier and faster?
- Ring Boiler
- Cell phone
Importance of technology
- It makes life better, easier, and more comfortable
- It makes work to be easily done
- Work is also done a lot faster
- It provides a better less stressful way of doing work
- Goods and services are produced quickly and in large quantities.
- People and goods are easily and quickly transported from one place to the other in a short period.
- It has led to the production of more food with better yields.
- Better and more durable roads are constructed.
- Better and more luxury houses are constructed which provide comfort and enjoyment for people.
- Information is passed across faster, more accurately and with ease.
- Better health care has been provided. Drugs, injections and equipment to provide treatment for different ailments.
- Technology has provided jobs and business opportunities for millions of people.
- How has technology made communication easier
- Mention five ways that technology has improved lives and raised standard of living.
In our next class, we will be talking about the Products and Goods as End Products of Technology. We hope you enjoyed the class.
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