The Impact of Science & Technology on Social Ethics - Quiz & Worksheet


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The first major shift between traditional ethics and science-based ethics occurred around what event?

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1. Which of these is NOT a common part of industrialization?

2. Which of these social ethics in modern American society was largely formed in response to scientific discoveries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet test your knowledge of the effect technology and scientific developments have had on societal ethics. You will need to identify different points in society that this has happened in.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of worksheet questions, you'll assess your understanding of:

  • Common parts of industrialization
  • Ethics developed in direct response to scientific discoveries
  • The field creating the most controversy since the early 1990's

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the major technological advances that have created new ethical dilemmas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the earliest cultural shift that caused a major ethical change in society
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the most common attributes of industrialization and how it has affected society

Additional Learning

To learn more about this form of social research, read the lesson titled The Impact of Science & Technology on Social Ethics. This lesson will teach you about things like:

  • Major changes to society during the first social upheaval
  • Women and social changes
  • Nazi Germany's effect on the development of societal ethics