This unit is recommended as the starting point for The Journey InsideSM and provides a foundation on which the rest of the units build. The online lessons with readings, video demonstrations, and activities introduce students to:
Goals and Objectives
Time to Complete Online Lessons: about 60 minutes
1. Read the background information.
3. Organize materials and equipment:
1. Have students complete the online activities. Throughout the unit, facilitate the development of new vocabulary introduced in this unit. Are students using terms such as chip, input, hardware, personal computer, and software accurately in class, during discussions, and in their written assignments?
2. Students who are not at the computer can work on supplemental lesson ideas and group activities.
3. After students complete the online activities, they can extend their learning by: