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Impact of Science and Technology
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Images sent back to Earth from the Hubble telescope were the first to show the
farthest reaches of the universe.
How were computers in the 1950s and 1960s different from computers of today?
They were bigger and slower.
The two world superpowers who competed during the Cold War were the United States and
the Soviet Union.
The International Space Station is an example of
cooperation among nations.
The Green Revolution refers to advances that took place in
Astronauts and scientists conduct research studies aboard the International Space Station, a satellite that was built by
Which best describes the purpose of the International Space Station?
to conduct research
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was an example of
cooperation in the development of space technology.
Which of the following enables people all over the world to share the same information, news, and entertainment?
One part of the Space Race involved competition to be the first country to
achieve a lunar landing.
During which decade were satellites first sent into orbit?
Which of the following are examples of westernization? Select all that apply.
-Use of English
-democratic forms of government
-american movies and television shows
-fast food restaurants
Westernization refers to countries adopting the culture and values of
western Europe and North America.
Which of the following do satellites enable people to do today? Select all that apply.
- monitor the weather
- use cell phones
- find places by using a GPS
- send information over the Internet
How have advances in technology made the world a more interconnected place?
People have access to the same information.
Advances in medical technology have improved human lives in which of the following ways? Select all that apply.
by producing better and stronger medicines
by making information about medical studies available on the Internet
by creating medical equipment that is more precise
by having lasers and robotics help with complex surgeries
Which of the following is a renewable source of energy?
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