How Science and Technology Shape History


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What is the difference between science and technology?

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1. Have science and technology shaped history in good ways?

2. How have penicillin and other medical technologies most shaped human history?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice assessments are useful tools for reviewing what you've learned about scientific and technological innovations. Quiz questions ask you to recall how science and technology differ, the benefits of the internet and telephones, and farming's effect on human civilization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice assessments will quiz you on the following goals:

  • Describe the difference between science and technology
  • Identify how science and technology have helped shape history
  • Understand how penicillin and other medical technologies have shaped human history
  • Recall the benefits of telephones and the internet
  • Recognize how farming has affected history

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet are useful for practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the definitions of science and technology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits of several applications of science and technology, including farming, medicine, telephones and the internet

Additional Learning

Further review what you've learned about scientific and technological innovations in the related lesson, How Science and Technology Shape History. Objectives in this lesson include:

  • Define technology and science
  • Explore how farming technologies have impacted how humans have lived
  • View the history of the internal combustion engine
  • Look at ways medicine has positively affected history
  • Understand the role of the internet and telephones