Directions: Using your textbook and at least two additional resources (Wikipedia sources are not permitted), write a four to five page paper addressing the following prompts.  Your submission should comply with APA guidelines for formatting and citations.Be sure to list each resource used at the end of paper in the reference list section.  Please remember that you may utilize LIRN to help you search for resources.  You can visit the Academic Resource Center for a guide on how to utilize LIRN successfully.




Part I:




1.      Describe human successes in five technologies and human failures in five different technologies.




2.      Describe two cases mentioned in the lecture or the text that illustrate the impact of technology on society.




3.      Discuss the differences in technology use between the Paleolithic and Mesolithic Periods.






Part II:




Use the Internet to research one specific technology of your choice.  For example, car, TV, Internet, computers, sewing machines, etc.  Describe how this technology impacted society economically, environmentally, medically, and ethically.  This essay should be at least one page in length.






Part III:




Write a report about a site that would exemplify issues discussed in the readings from Module 1.  Examples may include nuclear plants, factories, waste disposal companies, or medical facilities.  Be sure to include sociological theory, terms and concepts from the required readings and outside sources. Be sure to cite your sources using APA style format.  This report should be at least one page in length.


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