Use computers and calculators to access, retrieve, organize, process, maintain, interpret, and evaluate data and information in order to communicate.
Collect information about everyday products and systems by asking questions.
Determine if the human use of a product or system creates positive or negative results.
Compare, contrast, and classify collected information in order to identify patterns.
Investigate and assess the influence of a specific technology on the individual, family, community, and environment.
Examine the trade-offs of using a product or system and decide when it could be used.
Design and use instruments to gather data.
Use data collected to analyze and interpret trends in order to identify the positive and negative effects of a technology.
Identify trends and monitor potential consequences of technological development.
Interpret and evaluate the accuracy of the information obtained and determine if it is useful.
Collect information and evaluate its quality.
Synthesize data, analyze trends, and draw conclusions regarding the effect of technology on the individual, society, and environment.