Science, Technology, and Society


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Our content is organized by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. Choose an expectation below to view our TSHA resources for each category of TEKS Texas History standards:

  • 7.19 (Statement)

    The student understands the impact of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the political, economic, and social development of Texas.

    • 7.19A (Expectation)

      Compare types and uses of technology, past and present.

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    • 7.19B (Expectation)

      Identify Texas leaders in science and technology such as Walter Cunningham, Michael DeBakey, Denton Cooley, Benjy Brooks, Michael Dell, and Howard Hughes Sr.

    • 7.19C (Expectation)

      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.

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    • 7.19D (Expectation)

      Evaluate the effects of scientific discoveries and technological innovations on the use of resources such as fossil fuels, water, and land.

    • 7.19E (Expectation)

      Analyze how scientific discoveries and technological innovations have resulted in an interdependence among Texas, the United States, and the world.

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