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In this unit students will research scientist and inventors and identify their impacts on society. Students will also look at the history of technology, pasteurization, and medical vaccines by gathering information from an invention timeline. Lastly, students will reflect by answering the questions How did your 5 inventions/discoveries impact society/the world? How would the world be different without those inventions/discoveries?
1 - Title Page
2 - Credits Page
3 - Jonas Salk
4 - Maria Mitchell
5 - Cyrus McCormick
6 - Bill Gates
7 - Louis Pasteur
8 - Impact of Scientific Breakthroughs (Information Recording Sheet)
9-13 REFLECTION PAGES
14 - Copyright
(16) Science, technology, and society. The student understands how individuals have created or invented new technology and affected life in various communities, past and present. The student is expected to:
(A) identify scientists and inventors, including Jonas Salk, Maria Mitchell, and others who have discovered scientific breakthroughs or created or invented new technology such as Cyrus McCormick, Bill Gates, and Louis Pasteur; and
(B) identify the impact of scientific breakthroughs and new technology in computers, pasteurization, and medical vaccines on various communities.