Thursday-Friday, January 15-16, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Students will review the definitions of CPU, RAM and how they work.
2. Students will complete a powerpoint worksheet.


Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Announcements
3. Quiz
4. Components PowerPoint Report // Continue Notebook Check

Digital Zen:

If you missed Tues/Wed's lecture, watch it here - [CLICK HERE]

1. What is the purpose of a CPU?
2. What does CPU stand for?
3. What is RAM? and why do you need RAM?
4. Find a picture of RAM and post it on your blog
5. Find a picture of a CPU and post it on your blog


ENGLISH QUIZ: TAKE THE QUIZ HERE WHEN MR. AGUDA TELLS YOU TO!

SPANISH QUIZ: Click Here




PowerPoint Activity: (Save this file as COMPUTERGUTS2)

Slide #1: "How my Computer Works"


  • Background
  • Your Name
  • Today's Date
  • A picture of a Computer
  • Computer Diagram, include the appropriate arrows and boxes AND the following words: Input, CPU, RAM, Output

Slide #2 "Processing Components: CPU"


  • Background
  • 2 Pictures of 2 Different Brands of CPU
  • Text Box: What does the CPU do? What is it like (what organ is it like in the human body?)
  • Text Box: What does CPU stand for?

Slide #3 "Processing Components: RAM"


  • Background
  • Picture of RAM
  • Text Box: What does the RAM do?
  • Text Box: What does RAM stand for?

Slide #4 "How a Digital Camera Works"


  • Create a 10 x 10 Grid (using a table)
  • Fill in the squares with Black or White and create a design
  • Include the Binary Code to the side of the grid
  • See example below!



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