Chronological Reasoning and Causation
War and Technology: What does technology do to war?
Suggested Teaching Instructions
Setting the Stage
Introduce students to the role of technology in war using the following video:
Technology and Innovation
Learning Standards and Practices
10.5 UNRESOLVED GLOBAL CONFLICT (1914–1945): World War I and World War II led to geopolitical changes, human and environmental devastation, and attempts to bring stability and peace. (Standards: 2, 3, 4, 5; Themes: TCC, GEO, GOV, CIV, TECH, EXCH)
10.5b Technological developments increased the extent of damage and casualties in both World War I and World War II.
Ø Students will compare and contrast the technologies utilized in both World War I and World War II, noting the human and environmental devastation