Benchmark 3C
The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades 6-8, page 56

Societies influence what aspects of technology are developed and how these are used. People control technology (as well as science) and are responsible for its effects.
 

NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Science and technology in society 
Grades 5-8, page 169 
Technology influences society through its products and processes. Technology influences the quality of life and the ways people act and interact. Technological changes are often accompanied by social, political, and economic changes that can be beneficial or detrimental to individuals and to society. Social needs, attitudes, and values influence the direction of technological development. 

NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges 
Grades 9-12, page 199 
Science and technology are essential social enterprises, but alone they can only indicate what can happen, not what should happen. The latter involves human decisions about the use of knowledge.