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Technical Experiments on Humans 6. Relationships and Media 8. Technology writing prompts and Communication Tech 9. Computer Science and Robotics Researching technology can involve looking at how it solves problems, creates new problems, and how interaction with technology has changed humankind.
What kind of a research paper has your instructor assigned? Re-read your assignment sheet and any information in the textbook.
For example, I ask my students to choose a technology topic for a Summary, Analysis, and Response essay which asks them to research three or more perspectives on an issue. Find a Topic Idea: Look over the topic lists below to find a question that interests you.
For an Exploratory paperyou will need a topic which has three or more perspectives to explore.
If you are doing a Position, Argument, or a Cause paperyou will need to know the different perspectives, but you will use your answer to the question as your thesis statement. Read about the Topic: Once you find one you like, you can learn more about that issue by looking at some of the hyperlinked articles.
You can look for more research articles at your school library or online at Google Scholar. Additionally, check science magazines for a non-technical audience like Discover, Scientific American, or Popular Scientist.
Science Daily is a good website to check for breaking news and research.
Choose a Question to Research: After you find a topic idea you like, write out the question and make a list of other similar issues or words you could use as keywords to research. You can use the other questions on the topic list to help you out. You can start by looking through a search engine to see what you can find, but don't use articles that don't fit the type of authoritative sources your instructor requires.
Use Links to Find Good Sources: One hint is to follow the links in articles that are written for a non-specialist that go to the original sources and research articles.
You can also use your library resources to find more academic articles. Technology Topics Here is a list of twenty starter topic ideas for research essays. See below for many more! What are the long-term effects of living in a technological world?
Are these mostly negative or positive? Are children under 12 now growing up in a different world than college-age students did? How is it different, and what does that mean for them?
What is the most important new technology for solving world problems? How has social media helped solve and create problems in countries outside the U. Will governments like China continue to be able to control citizens' access to the Internet and social media?
How do social media, texting, cell phones, and the Internet make the world bigger?Technology has come a long way in our lifetimes. The past years has seen some of the greatest advancements in technology in history. From the steam engine to the solar panel to the iPhone, every child will be able to find something to write about with these technology writing prompts.
I think the original post about creative writing prompts was a pretty nice success, so I figured I would elaborate and increase the variety of the writing prompts.
For the Japanese space station picture, that I have chosen as the featured image on this post, for that alone there could be a dozen of. Creative Writing Prompts About Poetry. 1. Write a poem about an old piece of technology that you wish was still around or used more frequently. Grade 8 Writing Prompts Page 3 December Competition is a constant presence in today’s schools, where students not only compete with one another in the classroom but also in sports and in various extracurricular activities.
Generate random writing prompts. 1. Write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man's friendship with a former girlfriend. These creative writing prompts act as your launching pad to help you use your brain to start a story right away.
If you have a story idea in mind, but you aren't sure how to start it, try one of these prompts to get you out of the starting blocks.