• brainstorming forms of technology that have affected what people see and hear, where they go, and how they live
  • tracing key developments in technology since 1918 that have changed the world in the following areas: the household (radio, television, appliances), travel and trade (shipping, passenger jets), communications (invention of the microchip, satellites, digital technologies)
  • recognising the growth in the world’s population during the twentieth century, life expectancy changes in different parts of the world, and the depletion of natural resources