Science and technology and society book
Science, Technology and Society | SAGE Publications IncThis content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. If you own the copyright to this book and it is wrongfully on our website, we offer a simple DMCA procedure to remove your content from our site. Start by pressing the button below! It examines a broad range of issues from a variety of perspectives, using examples and experiences from Australia and around the world. The authors present complex issues in an accessible and engaging form. Topics include the responsibilities of scientists, ethical dilemmas and controversies, the Industrial Revolution, economic issues, public policy, and science and technology in developing countries.
How technology moves society - not politics: Lasse Birk Olesen at TEDxCopenhagen 2012
Science, Technology and Society
Science, technology, and society. Commission of the European Communities. Directorate-General for Science, Research, and Development. Presents information, resources, and teaching activities that pertain to the theme of science, technology, and society. Includes links to sites related to the nuclear explosion at Chernobyl, media, photography, the National Air and Space Museum, patent and trademarks, holography, inventions, and weather. Offers access to lesson plans. Links to the home page of the NDE.
Definition of Science, Technology, and Society
Science, Technology and Society: Needs, Challenges and Limitations focuses on the role of science and technology in promoting development as well as its limitation in shaping the society. The text outlines the contributions that this field has provided in health, industries, agriculture, transportation, and communication. The book puts emphasis on the role of technologists and scientists in promoting development, such as in the fields of biology and medicine. The text notes the emergence of socio-economic problems in the sector of food and agriculture and how these problems can be solved by the application of agricultural technologies. Case studies in this regard that is presented in this book include fish handling and distribution, improving soil fertility, and feed resources for animal feeding. The role of science and technology in the management of water resources is noted, and the problems associated with the application of science and technology to water resources development are discussed.