Mobile Technology Pathfinder Honour

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  1. What is a mobile device? Provide four examples of a mobile device you may have seen or utilised.
  2. Draw a diagram showing how mobile technology uses cell sites (and why they use the word “cell”). Use this diagram to explain the factors that affect the following:
    a. Coverage
    b. Density
    c. Location tracking
    d. Call hand-off
  3. Discuss with a group some safety precautions that should be considered concerning the use of a mobile device.
  4. Create a list of different types of mobile devices.
    a. Discuss with a group the advantages and disadvantages of each mobile device listed.
    b. Discuss with a group how mobile devices can be used to spread the gospel of Jesus
  5. With a group, discuss ways in which mobile technology can be used to benefit society and industry such as:
    a. Business
    b. Personal Recreation
    c. Safety and Protection
    d. Education
    e. Health Care
    f. Transportation
    g. Homework
  6. Describe the following types of cell sites.
    a. Camouflage
    b. Off-grid System
    c. Temporary Setup
  7. Illustrate through drawings, sketches, or photographs a cell tower. Be able to identify a cell tower in an open area.
  8. Create a speech, presentation, video, or game that illustrates what you have learned about mobile technology while earning this honor. Share your creation with a group.
  9. Discuss with a group some of the ways in which mobile technology can be integrated into ministry to share the gospel throughout the world.
  10. Discuss with a group how mobile technology can be used to enhance the following aspects of your spiritual life:
    a. Devotionals
    b. Inspirational songs
    c. Prayer reminder
    d. Join worship services
    e. Share inspirational messages
  11. Discuss with a group how the following Bible passages apply to the use of mobile technology.
    a. Matthew 24:14
    b. 1 Corinthians 6:12
  12. Evaluate how being a Christian should affect your use of mobile technology. Be detailed and honest, taking into account what you have experienced in this honor. Share your evaluation in written form with a trusted friend or leader.
  13. Do the following individually or with a group:
    a. Create a temporary contact list of your friends. Gain permission to send them a daily text message. At a selected time each day, share an inspirational text with those on the contact list for a minimum of one week. Respect any requests to be removed from the list.
    b. Over a period of three worship services, evaluate when people use their devices during a worship service, and for what purposes.