In the present world of modernization, science and technology have become inseparable terms. Science and technology have their role to play in almost every part of human life.
Shaping of tools by the early men is used as an example of social change and establishment of human culture. Science and technology has made human lives easier and more comfortable. Newer technologies often lead to social change and vice versa. Some people say that newer technologies lead to social change while other believe that society leads to the development of newer and better technologies.
A society can either accept or reject a technology depending upon its need. Advancement in medical sciences and equipment has decreased the mortality rate. Similar advancement in the field of agriculture has increased the choice of food and food products.
Betterment in teaching facilities using computers, laptop and internet has also made learning easier and fun. New ways of communication like cell phones, internet and media have also made faster and cheaper communication.
Technology has also improved the factories and industries, thereby leading to industrialization. Science and technology has also solved the problem of unemployment to some extent. Thus, there are immense advantages of science and technology in the development of society, the side effects of technology cannot be ignored.
Science and technology is also related to equipment of mass destruction. Thus, every good thing comes with bad things. Man can use science and technology for benefits or destruction. Science and technology just act as tools in the hands of humans.