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Technology & Engineering

Technology & Engineering

Technology & Engineering
By R. Thomas Wright

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Book Description

Technology & Engineering will help students realize how technology affects people and the world in which we live. Numerous illustrations and easy-to-read text enable understanding of how people use technology and why technological systems work the way they do. Student-friendly features, such as tomorrows Technology Today, Technology Explained, Academic Connections, STEM Connections, Think Green, and Career Corners, provide numerous practical examples of the impacts of technology on our world. This edition of the book contains information on automation and robotics, digital photography, digital signals, and job skills and employment. The book is fully correlated to the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  • Strategic Reading features help students focus on the material in each chapter.
  • STEM Connections and Academic Connections relate chapter content to math, science, history, and communication.
  • Think Green features connect chapter content to environmental issues.
  • Technology Explained features highlight ad discuss a variety of current technologies.
  • Career Corner features present information about careers related to various technological fields.
  • Test Your Knowledge questions and STEM applications are included at the end of each chapter.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #256036 in Books
  • Brand: Brand: Goodheart-Willcox
  • Published on: 2010-10-18
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 11.10" h x 1.30" w x 8.80" l, 4.20 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 816 pages


  • Used Book in Good Condition

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About the Author
Dr. R. Thomas Wright is one of the leading figures in technology education curriculum development in the United States. He has served the profession through many professional offices, including President of the ITEEA and President of the Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE). His
teaching experience includes 3 years as a junior high instructor in California and 37 years as a university instructor at Ball State University. Dr. Wright is also the author of Manufacturing and Automation Technology, Processes of Manufacturing, and Exploring Manufacturing, and he is a coauthor of
Exploring Design, Technology, and Engineering, and Exploring Bookion.

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5This item is in great condition at a great price for college class
By caocampo
This item is in great condition at a great price for college class. Pages are clean and arrived in better condition than expected.

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By Rebecca
OK, book required for online class, but might as well just Google everything, it's much easier than finding some random sentence the teacher randomly choose.

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3the book was in good condition.
By Amazon Customer
School book, the book was in good condition.

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