Technology 1-2 ESO – Unit 1 WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY extra activities

1, 2 and 3 –  Click here to access activities 1, 2 and 3.

4  –  Watch the video on ”What is Technology?” and answer:

  • a)  What things do you normally consider “Technology”?
  • b)  Why humans create technological things?
  • c) Give an example of a technology that has wires. How does it help us?
  • d)  Give an example of a technology that doesn’t use electricity. How does it help us?
  • e)  Do you think that a chair is technology? Why?

5  –  Watch the video on “The Work Around: How to Use Clamps for Woodworking” and answer:

  • a)  What is the disadvantage of the “speed clamp”?
  • b)  What is a “caul”? Why do we use it?

6  –  Watch the video on “How to Use a Vernier Calliper” and answer:

  • a)  To measure the diameter of a coin, where should we put the coin?
  • b)  How do we know that the first two digits of the diameter of the coin are 2.1 cm?
  • c) How do we know that the following two digits of the diameter of the coin are 0.022 cm?
  • d)  How do we calculate that the diameter is 2.122 cm?
  • e)  How do we measure inner diameters?
  • f)  How do we measure depths?

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7 –  Fill the crossword with words about technology.