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Technology power point

  1. 1. Technology’s Impact On You Jessica Bakker.
  2. 2. Everyday Technology <ul><li>We use, cars, cell phones, microwaves, fridges, ovens, coffee makers, an many others. </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine is more advanced because of technology. </li></ul><ul><li>People take all of these things for granted. </li></ul><ul><li>What if we didn’t have them? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Transportation: Now & Then <ul><li>Now: </li></ul><ul><li>Less accidents. </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid. </li></ul><ul><li>Electric. </li></ul><ul><li>More safety features. </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>In a crash, the car can turn itself off. </li></ul><ul><li>OnStar </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transportation: Now & Then <ul><li>Then: </li></ul><ul><li>Used horses, oxen, donkeys, boats, trains, later, airplanes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Phones <ul><li>PRO: </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used in an emergency. Can communicate anytime with other people. </li></ul><ul><li>Have cameras, internet, music, games, video. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Phones <ul><li>CON: </li></ul><ul><li>While driving, increases risk of accident. </li></ul><ul><li>Texting or talking on the phone while driving influences children to do the same. </li></ul><ul><li>Linked to depression. </li></ul><ul><li>Talking or texting on the phone of talking, slows reaction time to that of a 70 year old. </li></ul><ul><li>66% of teenagers admit to talking on the phone. </li></ul><ul><li>18% admit to texting. </li></ul>
  7. 7. iPods & Music Devices <ul><li>PRO: </li></ul><ul><li>You can store documents on it. </li></ul><ul><li>It ‘allows you to control your environment’. </li></ul><ul><li>Your music lets you control how you view the things around you. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives you a way to shut yourself off from the world. </li></ul><ul><li>You can listen to books, watch movies, podcasts, or learn another language. </li></ul>
  8. 8. iPods & Music Devices <ul><li>CON: </li></ul><ul><li>You can become more increasingly dependant on you iPod. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening to your music too loud can cause damage to your ears. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening to your iPod too much can be rude and make you anti-social. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Television (Just a little info) <ul><li>Two thirds of infants and toddlers watch an average 2 hours of TV. a day. </li></ul><ul><li>Teens watch an average of 8 hours a day (outside schoolwork) </li></ul><ul><li>The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests infants and toddlers watch NO TV. </li></ul><ul><li>TV can take up the places of more important things, like reading and physical activity. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Television <ul><li>PRO: </li></ul><ul><li>(in moderation) can help toddlers learn the alphabet faster. </li></ul><ul><li>There are shows about wild life and nature. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents can keep on current events with the news. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Television <ul><li>CON: </li></ul><ul><li>Too much TV is strongly linked to child obesity. </li></ul><ul><li>Children 6 and under can’t distinguish commercials from the program. </li></ul><ul><li>The average American child sees 200,000 violet acts on TV by the time they’re 18. </li></ul><ul><li>Some things on TV promote risky behaviors for children </li></ul>
  12. 12. Television continued <ul><li>More Cons: </li></ul><ul><li>Kids who watch too much TV tend to be more aggressive. </li></ul><ul><li>Too much TV makes kids more aggressive, less creative and lowers reading skills. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Video Games <ul><li>PRO: </li></ul><ul><li>Increases peripheral vision </li></ul><ul><li>More social activity </li></ul><ul><li>Can teach lesson about life (virtual pets etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Can improve problem solving and logic skills </li></ul><ul><li>Wii can give you a reasonable physical workout </li></ul>
  14. 14. Video Games <ul><li>CON: </li></ul><ul><li>Some people can become obsessively addicted. </li></ul><ul><li>Wii doesn’t count as a proper workout. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people can become desensitized from certain games. </li></ul><ul><li>Some think here are no effects from drugs and alcohol, because there aren’t in games. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Technology’s Affect <ul><li>Over all, technology’s effect on people’s lives is pretty debatable. There have been terrible things caused by new technologies and good things. All technology has two sides to it. </li></ul>
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