This brief video from WPSU compares technologies from yesterday with today. Yesterday a middle school girl would have written a thank you note in cursive while today a girl the same age texts from her cell phone. The video suggests that science will bring us technologies of tomorrow.
Brainstorm ten objects that you use on a regular basis that your parents did not have when they were your age. Predict differences that may be seen within the next ten years for technology-based devices. Discuss how science and technology have transformed the way we communicate, are entertained and find out information.