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How Computers Work

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Computers have come a long way since John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert's room-sized ENIAC (Electrical Numerical Integrator and Calculator). While the size of computers has dramatically decreased, the complexity of these machines has...
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Communicating through Engineering Information Technology

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students analyze prior labs by keeping a lab notebook. They share their lab notebook by electronically sending it to their classmates. Students demonstrate evaluation of other lab notebooks within the same classroom and those from other...
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Digital Tools as a Mechanism for Active Citizenship

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How is technology a useful tool for active citizenship? Pupils assume the role of technology consultants reviewing citizenship projects. Small groups collaborate to make recommendations about how to incorporate technology to improve...
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From Ada to Grace to Sandy - Women Have IT

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Explore the significant contributions women have made in the field of information technology with an instructive lesson plan. Through class discussion and research, students discover how women have aided in the growth of the field of...
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PS4C - Information Technologies and Instrumentation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
It's time to get technical! Technical doesn't have to be tricky, though—even in the lower grades. A short video discussing standard PS4C, Information Technologies and Instrumentation, leads you through the surprisingly simple side of...
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Juliana Rotich

For Students 5th - 12th
Hahidi, which is testimony or witness in Swahili, is a concept, a program, a community of people. This free and open-source software was developed by Juliana Rotich. A poster celebrates her vision and accomplishments and deserves an...
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Presentations 'How To 10 Steps - WordPerfect (IT)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create a 10-Step slide show describing "How To" make or assemble something. They explore the relationship and impact of information technology and digital media in the business arena. They plan, design, and organize a...
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Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
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Introduction to Engineering Information Technology

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners demonstrate knowledge of information sharing skills by discussing each step with their group members. They demonstrate application of information sharing skills by working with a group to share specific pieces of data with...
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Episode 2.6: Test and Retest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Pop-up school sounds really cool! What happens when adversity strikes? Episode six in a seven-part series features the Global Problem Solvers at their creative best. When the initial test of their school solution fails, the team puts...
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The Internet: Wires, Cables and WiFi

For Students 6th - 12th
You thought hooking up your TV was difficult! Scholars learn about the various components that allow Internet users to send information across vast distances. This includes wires, fiber optic cables, and WiFi. 
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How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer?

For Students 6th - 12th
You see computers all the time, but do you really know how a computer works? The first installment of a five-part playlist explains the essential functions of a computer. The video describes, in detail, each of the functions: input,...
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How Do Hard Drives Work?

For Students 9th - 12th
Curious minds want to know: How do hard drives work? It's the question everyone has been asking, and here is a short video with the answer. And you don't have to be a quantum physicist to understand the explanation.
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Personal Learning Plan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to...
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On This Day: Creation of the World Wide Web

For Students 7th - 12th
Most modern-day individuals have access to the Internet in some form. Academics learn about the creation of the World Wide Web from its inventor Tim Berners-Lee. The thought-provoking resource shares Berners-Lee's thoughts on how he...
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Multimedia Presentation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
After choosing a candidate for "Hero of the Universe," seventh graders research their candidate in the library and classroom. They complete a written report, as well as creating a multimedia presentation using Corel Presentation...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore rhythmic patterns. They create and perform the rhythms and use Cubase software to perform, record, and play rhythms for use in dictation exercises. They identify and count rhythm patterns
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Forensics 101

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students interpret how to communicate information and ideas in ways that are appropriate to the purpose and audience through spoken, written, and graphic means of expression. They use information-gathering techniques, analyze and...
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Information Technology

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify various threats to computers today. In this technology lesson, students explore various techniques to address security issues. They demonstrate what they have learned using classroom computers.
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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use computer software to make a postcard. In this community resource lesson, students make a postcard for a place in their community using multimedia software on the computer. Students write a few sentences describing the place...
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Food Webs

For Teachers 4th
Focus on building strong technology skills while teaching basic scientific concepts. Fourth graders work with the school media specialist to research, collect digital images, and create a multimedia presentation on food webs. They...
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There's a Hurricane Out There

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use information technology to conduct research. They become hurricane hunters and predict where, when, and under which conditions a hurricane will be likely to hit.
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For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students determine pulse rates using Team Labs heart rate monitor software and probe. They determine the effect on pulse rate of at attention, holding your breath, breathing into a bag, deep breathing, exercise, and make a line graph...
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Which College is For Me?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars use the Internet to research colleges. They explore basic college terms, room and board, tuition costs, and areas of study. Using computer software, students create a brochure about their chosen college. They create a...