Thursday-Friday, January 8-9, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Students will understand how a computer basically works
2. Students will identify INPUT and OUTPUT devices by creating a powerpoint

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Announcements
3. Components PowerPoint Report

Digital Zen:

If you missed Tues/Wed lecture, watch it here -
http://www.scribd.com/doc/9927185/027-IO-Devices-Lecture

1. How does a computer work?

2. What is an INPUT device?

3. What is an OUTPUT device?

4. Is a Cell phone a computer? Why or why not?

5. Is a Calculator a computer? Why or why not?

6. Find a picture of both of the computers discussed in yesterday's lecture and place them on your blog.


PowerPoint Activity:

Slide #1: Title Slide "Computers and I/O Devices"

Background, Name, Date, Title

Slide #2: "How my Computer Works"

Background, Picture of a Computer, Draw out the Computer Diagram that you learned yesterday

Slide #3: "Definitions"

Background, Define: Input Device, Processing, Output Device

Slide #4-5 "Examples of Input Devices" (Click for an Example, you may NOT copy this example)

Choose 3 examples from the list below of INPUT devices. For each slide include a picture of the DEVICE, the NAME of the INPUT DEVICE and the following sentence: (Fill in the blanks)

This ________(Device
Name) is an ________(Type of Device: Input or Output) because it allows the user to ________("Put in" / "Put out") data in the form of ______________(What kind of DATA is this device putting in or out?)

Slide #6-7 "Examples of Output Devices (Click for an Example, you may NOT copy this)

Choose 3 examples from the list below of OUTPUT devices. For each slide include a picture of the DEVICE, a reason why it is an OUTPUT device, and a the NAME of the OUTPUT DEVICE

This ________(Device Name) is an ________(Type of Device Input or Output) because it allows the user to EXPERIENCE data in the form of ______________(What kind of DATA is this device PUTTING out?)

List of Devices

Keyboard
Mouse
Headphones
Keypad
Camera
Webcam
Output
Presentation Clicker
Controller
Touchpad (on a Laptop)
Scanner
Wacom Tablet
Guitar Hero GUITAR
Monitor
Rockband Drums
Speakers
Microphone
MIDI Keyboard
Projector
Television
Surround Sound Speakers

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