Technology Sectors Unit

  • Overview:
    Technology increasingly plays a role in virtually all aspects of daily life, from electric lights in our homes to artificial hearts. This Technology Sector unit equips students with a good baseline understanding of seven technology sectors: power and energy, manufacturing, transportation, construction, agriscience, bio-medical, and communications. Students will gain an appreciation of the impact each of these technology sectors has on our economy as well as the wide array of careers available in each sector.

    Sections:
    • Technology
      • Technology Defined
      • History of Technology
      • Technological Literacy
    • Power and Energy
      • Sector components
      • Forms of power output
      • Types of Fuel
    • Manufacturing
      • Sector components
      • History of manufacturing
    • Transportation
      • Sector components
      • 5 types of transportation
    • Construction
      • Sector components
      • 5 types of construction
      • History of construction
    • Agriscience
      • Sector components
      • History of Agriscience
    • Bio-technical
      • Sector components
      • History of Bio-technical
    • Communications
      • Sector components
      • 3 types of communication