Lab 1C: Technology at Home
1. Which technology are you using at home?
Wet Chat / YouTube
You need to buy a new laptop.
How do you select the right one for you?
Lab 1D: Blogging
Create a public blog using a free blogging site such as blogger.com, wordpress.com,
tumblr.com or any other.
Write two blog posts. about the following topics (pp. 79-84 of our textbook):
Lab 2A Solutions
What are the 8-bit binary numbers for the decimal numbers below?
4 - 00000100
15 - 00001111
21 - 00010101
56 - 00111000
What are the decimal numbers for the binary numbers below?
Lab 2B: Computer Types
Work as a team of two or three. Discuss the questions below. Then write one (or more) paragraph(s)
each to answer the questions.
Use Google docs to collaborate and produce one document. Share this document with each other,
How to buy a laptop?
Central Processing Unit
Speed measured in MHz or GHz
Brain of the computer
Chapter 3: Using the Internet: Making the most out of the Webs Resources
Communicating and Collaborating on the Web (pp.79-84)
Accessing and Moving Around the Web (pp 94-98)
Chapter 2: Looking at Computers: Understanding the Parts
Understanding Your Compu
Lab: Team Presentation on Hardware Basics
Find a team partner and pick one of the following topics to create a presentation for this class.
RAM, ROM or HDD?
Review: RAM, ROM or HDD?
(Answer Key on
1. _ stands for Read Only Memory.
2. In _ every location can be accessed in the same amount of time.
3. _ helps to start up the computer.
Lab 1A: Submit a text file on C4
Use any text editor to create and edit a file for this assignment.
1. Open the text editor (Notepad, Notepad+)
(All Microsoft computers have the text editor called Notepad.
To open Notepad click the Start button on the des