NSES Content Standard G 
History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor
Grades K-4, page 141

Science and technology have been practiced by people for a long time.

Benchmark 1C The Nature of Science: The Scientific Enterprise
Grades 3-5, page 16
Science is an adventure that people everywhere can take part in, as they have for many centuries.

Benchmark 3C The Nature of Technology: Issues in Technology
Grades 3-5, page 54
Technology has been part of life on the earth since the advent of the human species. Like language, ritual, commerce, and the arts, technology is an intrinsic part of human culture, and it both shapes society and is shaped by it. The technology available to people greatly influences what their lives are like.