Intervention (Tuesday, December 5, 2006)

1. Blog (see below)
2. Worksheet
3. Exit Slip

Blog: Answer this question and wait for a stamp
1. What have you done to ensure that you do better this quarter?
2. What are you still confused about?
3. Write a paragraph about what you are going to do when you are done?

"Worksheet": Complete the worksheet and email it to Mr. Aguda
Type the answer to each question on MS WORD -- YOU MUST copy and paste the QUESTIONS!
1. Go to -- Take the speed test. Take it 3 times -- Record your speed and accuracy for each time.
2. If Mr. Aguda has a computer that runs at 4Hz, how many squares in one second will it process?
3. What is a processor? What does it do?

Use the binary code below to answer
1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

4. How many bits in the piece of data above?
5. How many bytes in the piece of data above?
6. If I have a 4Hz computer, how long will it take the computer to process this data?
7. What if I had a 3Hz computer?
8. How about a 2Hz computer?
9. What about a 1 Hz computer?
10. Fill in the blank: The more _______, the faster the computer.
11. What is a byte and how do I use it to describe a computer?
12. What is the difference between a MegaHertz (MHz) and a Megabyte (MB)?
13. RAM is short term memory that is measured in ______________.
14. A Hard Drive is __________ _____________ memory that is measured in __________.
15. A CPU's speed is measured in ________________.
16. Why do you need a power supply in your computer?
17. There is a RED PIECE OF TAPE on a part of the computer in the front of the room...what is it?
18. What two components make a computer fast?

Exit Slip:
1. If I have a computer running at 3MHz, how many seconds will it take to process 3 Million squares?

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