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(7.20) Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the political, economic, and social development of Texas.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: compare types and uses of technology, past and present;
B: identify Texas leaders in science and technology such as Walter Cunningham, Michael DeBakey, Denton Cooley, Benjy Brooks, Michael Dell, and Howard Hughes Sr.;
C: analyze the effects of various scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the development of Texas such as advancements in the agricultural, energy, medical, computer, and aerospace industries;
D: evaluate the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the use of resources such as fossil fuels, water, and land; and
E: analyze how scientific discoveries and technological innovations have resulted in an interdependence among Texas, the United States, and the world.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002, modified June 2011.

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