Evaluating Arguments About Technology

Evaluating Arguments About Technology

by Simon Rose

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Overview

Is constant access to technology safe for children? Should driverless vehicles replace human-controlled cars? Every day, we hear arguments about technology issues in the media. This book gives readers the tools to make sense of and evaluate some of these arguments. Using three relatable and accessible technology-related examples, this book introduces readers to the parts of an effective argument and prompts them to use the knowledge they have gained to evaluate the effectiveness of arguments on opposing sides of the issues. Teacher’s guide available.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778751045
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Series: State Your Case
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Technology Today and Tomorrow 4

Chapter 2 What Makes an Argument? 8

Chapter 3 Should Robots Be Allowed to Replace Human Workers? 20

Chapter 4 Should Vehicles Be Driverless in the Future? 28

Chapter 5 Should Young People Have Access All Technology, All the Time? 36

Bibliography 44

Glossary 46

Learning More 47

Index and About the Author 48

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