NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Science and technology in local challenges
Grades K-4, page 140

People continue inventing new ways of doing things, solving problems, and getting work done. New ideas and inventions often affect other people; sometimes the effects are good and sometimes they are bad. It is helpful to try to determine in advance how ideas and inventions will affect other people.
 

Benchmark 3C The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades K-2, page 54
People, alone or in groups, are always inventing new ways to solve problems and get work done. The tools and ways of doing things that people have invented affect all aspects of life.

Benchmark 3C The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades K-2, page 54
When a group of people wants to build something or try something new, they should try to figure out ahead of time how it might affect other people.

Benchmark 3C The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades 3-5, page 54
Technologies often have drawbacks as well as benefits. A technology that helps some people or organisms may hurt others--either deliberately (as weapons can) or inadvertently (as pesticides can). When harm occurs or seems likely, choices have to be made or new solutions found.