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Charibel Enocete Samorin GE 7- A M-W-F (7:00-8:00am) Chapter 1: Historical Antecedents in the Course of Science & Technology To Better understand the chapter, let us define first the most commonly used words in this topic. Science is a systematic body of knowledge based on careful observation and experimentation. Technology is the application of science Society is a group of people interacting with each other in a community. Science and technology began a thousand of years ago. Let us focus first during the Ancient Times. During this period, the people has been applying science and technology in the following areas: 1. Transportation and Navigation - The people, wanting to search for food, look for a better settlement or to trade their surplus goods have discovered transportation to make their travel easier. Sailboats are slowly created to enable island to island travels. - In addition to this, ancient tools for navigation has been invented to make sure they will not get lost in the seas. An example of this tools is the compass. 2. Communication - A form of communication has also been developed to help the natives communicate with one another as well as to communicate with other natives during trade, preventing possible conflicts.

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