Inquiry Question

How has technology affected daily life over time?


ABC Education

Children examine the impact of technology of people’s lives (continuity and change, cause and effect) and speculate about people’s lives in the past to further develop their understanding that people lived differently in the past (continuity and change, perspectives, empathy).

Link: Technologies and fads of the 1980s

Investigating changes in technology

This resource includes activities which can be adapted for remote learning. Students pose questions about the past using the sources provided and compare objects from the past to the present.

Link: The past in the present