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CD.L3A-03

Internet and the World Wide Web

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A detailed introduction to many computing concepts: Computer Basics; Network, Internet, Web, Email Basics; Personal Safety Online; Web Page Construction; Finding What You Want; Software on the Internet; Power Tools in the Internet; E-Commerce. (A slide show in PDF format, 241 slides.)

Introduction to Windows as a Platform

Description: 
"This guide will introduce you to the fundamental concepts that will help you understand how to write programs that run on Windows. You will learn the answer to questions such as: How does a computer work? What's the difference between hardware and software? What's an Operating System? How does a computer run my program? What are the component parts of a program?

Lego Mindstorms Robot Workshop

Description: 
This is a five-part tutorial to learn to program Lego Mindstorms robots. The five parts include: basic movements, movement sequences, loops, sensors and conditionals. Just as with human movement, any complicated robot movement can be broken down into a series of simpler movements. We’ll start by getting familiar with the basic building blocks of robot movement.

Lessons to teach Ohm's Law, parallel and series circuits, and combination circuits

Description: 
These are lesson plans and handouts for teaching ohm’s law, series circuits, parallel circuits and combination series/parallel circuits. I wish to thank Randy Storey at Thistletown CI for sharing his resources. Much of the content in my handouts was derived from Randy’s resources.

Number Systems

Description: 
Students develop an understanding of the relationship between the binary number system and computer logic. Also, students learn how to convert Base 10 numbers into binary and vice versa. Character representation of binary codes is explored. Students have the opportunity to experiment in writing their own message and decoding. No computer necessary. Grades 9-10.

Overclocking a CPU

Description: 
Overclocking a CPU For the Grade 12 TEJ (Old ICE) course, I have created an activity that encourages the grade 12 students to explore the concept of overclocking a CPU. This Activity gives the students a lot of leeway in terms of how and what they need to do. It was my intention to make this activity very similar to an "independent study".

Programming a Planned Picture

Description: 
Introductory assignment, Programming a Planned Picture, can be given to grade 10 (ics20) students after introducing the basic concepts in programming such as input/output, graphics, selection, repetition.

Setting Up A Computer

Description: 
Students set up a computer including installing available software and an operating system. Students connect, configure, and test all peripherals. Finally, students troubleshoot any problems that arise. All students set up a PC. Grades 9-10. Prior knowledge: components of a computer system, correct terminology

Using OPNET Software to Model Communication Networks and Distributed Systems for Home and Business

Description: 
This presentation focuses on a product called OPNET, a network simulation tool. The presentation includes several exercises to set up and evaluate various network topologies (setups). Modeling, simulating, collecting and analyzing data are possible with this tool.

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