Technology Around Us
Look at some examples of technology shown in the video clip.
Human are able to overcome their limitations. Devices are used to overcome the limitations and problems faced by humans.
Examples : Unable to see the fine details of an object.
- telescope,microscope, magnifying glass,
Unable to speak loud enough to someone to hear
- megaphone, microphone, telephone
Unable to walk long distances.
- aeroplane, train, car, bus, taxi
Technology in Communication
Telegraph and devices such as the telephone allow humans to
communicate with each other in far away places.
Today, these devices are known as telecommunication technology.
Examples : computer, satellite, teleconferencing, handphone,
Technology In Transportation
Besides land transport, humans also develope better and faster
water and air transport. These devices shorten the
Technology In Construction
A long time ago, humans lived in caves and built houses from
clay and parts of plants. However, these shelters were not
safe. They were nit strong and were easily destroyed.
Today, most houses are built using bricks, concrete,
and steel. These materials are stronger.
Humans are now able to build bigger and taller buildings.
examples : terrace houses, bungalow, apartments,
Technology is invented to solve problems in our daily life.
Technology can benefit mankind if used wisely.