The development of the mobile phone
This resource uses the mobile phone as an example for how technology can develop over time. Using a card sort activity and classroom presentation, it describes the reasons why technology develops (i.e. technology push, market pull) and provides students with an activity where they create a timeline for mobile phone development from the cards provided.
Revision and mock assessment materials for this resource are available here: New and Emerging technologies revision materials
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|Subject(s)||Design and technology, Design for society and the environment|
|Published||2010 to date|