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8.2 Technology Education, Engineering, and Design All students will develop an understanding of the nature and impact of technology, engineering, technological design, and the designed world, as they relate to the individual, global society, and the environment.
C. Technological Citizenship, Ethics, and Society
By the end of Grade 2 By the end of Grade 4 By the end of Grade 8 By the end of Grade 12
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.2.C.1 Demonstrate how reusing a product affects the local and global environment.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.4.C.1 Explain the impact of disposing of materials in a responsible way.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.8.C.1 Explain the need for patents and the process of registering one.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.12.C.1 Analyze the ethical impact of a product, system, or environment, worldwide, and report findings in a web-based publication that elicits further comment and analysis.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.4.C.2 Explain the purpose of trademarks and the impact of trademark infringement on businesses.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.8.C.2 Compare and contrast current and past incidences of ethical and unethical use of labor in the United States or another country and present results in a media-rich presentation.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.12.C.2 Evaluate ethical considerations regarding the sustainability of resources that are used for the design, creation, and maintenance of a chosen product.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.4.C.3 Examine ethical considerations in the development and production of a product from its inception through production, marketing, use, maintenance, and eventual disposal by consumers.
Content: Knowledge and understanding of human, cultural, and societal values are fundamental when designing technology systems and products in the global society.

8.2.12.C.3 Evaluate the positive and negative impacts in a design by providing a digital overview of a chosen product and suggest potential modifications to address the negative impacts.