Worksheet to accompany Page 16 of Doubters’ Club

 

  1. Give an example of a material or gadget that is a ‘double edged sword’ – in other words can be put to good and bad uses: say what the uses are:

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2. Who does the author say is responsible for the use to which a product is put? Give examples.

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  1. What made Alfred Nobel set up the Nobel Awards?

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4. Can you name three products developed by applying religious knowledge?

 

 

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5.  Can you name ten gadgets developed using scientific knowledge that a man from the past would think are miraculous?

 

 

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