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636 resources with the concept computers

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How Does a Quantum Computer Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know quantum computers aren't always faster than classical computers? See why this is in a video installment that discusses the way quantum computers work. It explains the applications of quantum computing as well as the...
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Information Shuffle

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a...
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Microsoft Word

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Microsoft Word is a widely used technology tool. Get to know the popular program with a collection of 44 videos. Video topics include creating and opening documents, page layouts, pictures, text wrapping, and so much more! 
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Google Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The 21st century has seen the advent of the online, digital classroom. Learn how to use Google Classroom to communicate with your scholars, share information with parents and guardians, as well as how to create, post, and respond to...
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The Resistance | Think Like A Coder, Ep 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Join the resistance and learn computer code while you're at it. Continuing from the previous installment, the hero of the series looks for a resistance leader using a set of conditional statements. Scholars learn how to include if,...
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The Prison Break | Think Like A Coder, Ep 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Break free from monotonous lessons. An engaging video introduces the computer coding series and describes the ongoing context. Robots have taken over, and the hero needs to escape from prison and save the world by solving a set of clues....
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Google Docs: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you needed to get started with using Google Docs in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Computers have changed the world but how have computers themselves changed? A Crash Course History of Science episode focuses on the the history of the computer. It opens with defining what a computer is and continues by introducing the...
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Neural Networks: Crash Course Statistics #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Combine multiple inputs to get one output. An engaging video discusses neural networks and how they work on a basic level, that of taking several inputs and determining a single output. Using examples, the narrator defines different...
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Future Literacies: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In what direction is our wired world going? Scholars prepare to interact with the technology of the future using a video from a series that focuses on media literacy. The narrator proposes viewers keep a skeptical mind as they interact...
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Merging New Technology with Old Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your city's history a mystery to your class? Ever wonder if your county contains a bounty of folklore? Young computer scientists incorporate technology with time-honored tales during a project with both individual and group...
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What are Boolean Operators?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searching for the reason behind your less-than-specific Internet searches? Boolean operators may help you narrow the field! Introduce your class to the four little words that have a tremendous impact on sorting facts using an...
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Computational Chemistry—Chemistry Now

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Can some plants make their own animal repellents? Science sleuths examine the properties of cinnamamide in pear trees using an case study about computational chemistry. The resource discusses how vital computers are to research, how...
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This Video Has Consumed 1497967.5 AA Batteries!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do we really think about overall energy used when we watch that funny video for the fourth time? It adds up! Pupils watch as the energy used for Internet tasks is related to an equal number of AA batteries. The narrator compares watching...
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Green Machines

For Students 5th Standards
Technology is booming in the world today, but unfortunately not all people have access to it. The passage in the resource identifies this problem and explains how one organization is trying to close the gap and make low-cost laptops...
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Where Did You Hear That?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Where did you hear that? is the driving question of a lesson designed to shed light on the reliable, and unreliable, news sources covering an election. Through grand conversation and media exploration, scholars examine the credibility of...
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Tech in the Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It might not be easy, but it is worth recycling electronics. Small groups determine the percentage of the materials that make up an iPad 2 and display the information in a circle graph. They then research the recycling process for...
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Beat the Clock—Sorting Networks

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Can multiple computers sort a list faster than one? Using a network drawn with chalk outside, groups move through the decision network to sort numbers. A series of extension questions come with the lesson and can be used in the same...
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Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second worksheet provides the groups with other methods to order the weights. The...
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Engineered Memory

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
What ever happened to using floppy disks for computer storage? Investigate the pros and cons of punch cards and floppy disks by making predictions, performing experiments, and presenting recommendations. Look back at the history of...
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Microsoft Word Exercise

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Get to know the computer program, Microsoft Word, by completing 24 tasks, including typing a line of text, experimenting with format options, inserting page numbers, headers, footers, and more.  
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Computer Basics for Kids Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
This informational reading worksheet can be used in your literacy or computer class.  Students learn the basic components of computers then test their knowledge with multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.
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Can Robots Be Creative?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is creativity, anyway? Check out this fascinating video on the potential for creativity from artificial intelligence. The resource provides insight into the world of computer programming and algorithms, while at the same time...
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Inside Your Computer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Computers are amazingly powerful machines that we have come to take for granted. Starting with a simple click of the mouse, this animated video takes you on a trip through the inner workings of computers. Learn how programs allow the...