Technology Past and Present Activities
Help students learn the history and development of technology they use every day. Students learn about past and present technology and then practice with sorting, matching and labeling activities. Plan to read the definitions and timeline slides whole-group and then have students do the activity slides independently.
This resource will download as a PDF with links to the 2 activity files in Google Slides and 2 answer keys in Google Slides. You will need a Google account to make a copy of the files.
With the file in edit mode, students drag and drop the movable pieces. On the labeling slides, students click into the text boxes and type the terms.
You may want to remove the definitions slides from the student copy. To do this, make a copy of the entire file and then take out the slides you don’t want.
Plan how you want to share the file with your students. I’m providing the Google Slides file link (on page 4) but you can also use this as a PowerPoint file. Using Google Classroom makes it really easy, but any learning management system can be used to send the file to students.
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