Applied Science & Technology

Technology is a broad concept that deals with the use and knowledge of tools and crafts.A strict definition is elusive: "technology" can refer to material objects such as machines, hardware or utensils, but can also encompass broader themes, including systems, methods of organization, and techniques. The use of technology (whether peaceful or not) affects the environment of the user, an important consideration in the development of innovative systems and tools.

 

Philosophical debates have arisen over the present and future use of technology in society, with disagreements over whether technology improves the human condition or worsens it. Neo-Luddism, anarcho-primitivism, and similar movements criticize the pervasiveness of technology in the modern world, claiming that it harms the environment and alienates people; proponents of ideologies such as transhumanism and techno-progressivism view continued technological progress as beneficial to society and the human condition.

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101 Spy Gadgets for the Evil Genius
from McGraw-Hill
for 7th-12th grade
in Electronics (Location: SCI-ELEC)
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123 Robotic Experiments for the Evil Genius
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from Houghton Mifflin
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Hans Christian Andersen Award
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50 States in Every Vehicle
by Amber Stewart, illustrated by Carles Ballesteros
from Kane Miller
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51 High-Tech Practical Jokes for the Evil Genius
from McGraw-Hill
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by Jim Murphy
from Sandpiper Books
for 5th-8th grade
1994 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award
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$10.95
Adventures of Munford: Munford Meets Robert Fulton
by Jamie Aramini
Fir from Geography Matters
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Air Forces of the World
by Sue Butterworth, editor
from Chartwell Books
for 9th-Adult
in Aviation History (Location: HISV-AVIA)
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Aircraft - Coloring Book
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Airplane
Inventions that Shaped the World
by Nancy Robinson Masters
from Franklin Watts
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Airplanes of the Second World War - Coloring Book
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from Dover Publications
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by Sam & Beryl Epstein
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All About Radio and Television
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by Seymour Reit, illustrated by Roberto Innocenti
from Golden Press
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Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
by Cheryl Harness
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Historical Non-Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
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for Adult
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from Dover Publications
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American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic
by Paul C. Morris, foreword by Edouard Stackpole
1979 Reprint from Bonanza Books
for Adult
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American Sailing Ships - Coloring Book
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from Dover Publications
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American Ship Models and How to Build Them
by V. R. Grimwood, foreword by Howard I. Chapelle
from Bonanza Books
for 9th-Adult
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Landmark #101
by Gene Gurney
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by Peter F. Copeland
from Dover Publications
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from Dover Publications
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Arts of the Sailor
by Hervey Garrett Smith
Reprint from Dover Publications
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Autobiography for 4th-8th grade
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by Brian Williams
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1971 printing from Grosset & Dunlap
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Book of Old Ships
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from Dover Publications
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Boxcar Children #01
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Boys' Book of Model Railroading
by Raymond F. Yates
from Harper & Brothers
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Modern Library Exploration
by Tim Severin
from Modern Library
for 10th-Adult
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British and European Combat Aircraft
Combat Aircraft Library
by Paul A. Jackson
from Crescent Books
for Adult
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by John Shirley
from Usborne
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Build Your Own Trucks Sticker Book
by John Shirley
from Usborne
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by Adele Nathan, illustrated by Edward A. Wilson
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Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad
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from Spencer Press
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Caboose Who Got Loose
by Bill Peet
from Sandpiper Books
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$8.49
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by Trudi Strain Trueit
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Cars - Coloring Book
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from Dover Publications
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by Clark J. Evans
from Children's Press
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by John Hudson Tiner
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Chapman Piloting
by Elbert S. Maloney
57th edition from Hearst Marine Books
for Adult
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A Discovery Book
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Classic Cars - Coloring Book
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from Dover Publications
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Dover Coloring Books
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Classic Motorcars - Coloring Book
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Dover Coloring Books
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from Dover Publications
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by John Jennings
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by Jane D. Lyon
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Coolest Cross-Sections Ever!
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from DK Publishing
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$7.99
Crime Busters
Dorling Kindersley Readers - Level 4 Proficient Readers
by Andrew Donkin
from DK Publishing
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Crime Lab 101
by Robert Gardiner
from Dover Publications
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by DK Publishing
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Cut and Make Space Shuttles
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for Adult
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from Candlewick Press
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by Arnold Hague
Revised & Expanded from Naval Institute Press
for Adult
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Dirt Track Danger
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from Doubleday & Company
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from DK Publishing
HIstory Reference for 4th-8th grade
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DK Eyewitness Series
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from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
History Reference for 4th-8th grade
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Do It Yourself: Simple Machines
by Buffy Silverman
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by Lee Ames
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by Lee Ames
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by Lee Ames
Reprint from Watson-Guptill Publications
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$9.99
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Reprint from Watson-Guptill Publications
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Early Automobiles
Golden Library of Knowledge
by Eugene Rachlis, illustrated by Jack Coggins
from Golden Press
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Early Cars
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by James A. Hathaway
from Golden Press
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Early Days of Automobiles
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by Elizabeth Janeway
from Random House
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Early Oregon Days
by Edwin D. Culp
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for 6th-Adult
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