History Of Computers
Students review the history of computer technology, progression to systems of today, types of computers used in a variety of settings, and trends for the future. Powerpoint presentation and vocabulary crossword are included.
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"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Entrepreneurship: Computer Made Easy
Students explore computer skills in the current job market by completing worksheet activities. In this modern technology lesson, students identify the importance of being technology savvy when it comes to running a business or embarking...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Cracking the Code
Some interesting reading on the history of barcodes opens this technology lesson. Readers find out how engineers contribute, and then they gather into groups to discuss possible improvements to our current UPC barcode system. Know that...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Great Minds: Alan Turing
Alan Turing helped defeat the Nazis and conceptualized the first computers, yet he was arrested for gross indecency because he was homosexual. The video explains the math genius and how his many talents were used to help society. It also...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History