Grades: 6 - 8
In this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners receive direct instruction and practice in the area of operating systems and browsing as they gain knowledge about computer and mobile device operating systems, graphical user interfaces, icons, apps, and how to find files and folders.
Estimated Time:25 minutes
Score Type:Auto Score
Available Language: English
Vocabulary: CD-ROM, data storage, desktop, file structure, graphical user interface, hard drive, operating system
Desktop SymbolsInformation Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Desktop Symbols
Hardware / Software ApplicationsLanguage Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications
IPad / Iphone / AppsLanguage Arts > Computer Literacy Skills Spanish > Personal Use > IPad / Iphone / Apps
Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etcInformation Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc
Network Operating Systems / SoftwareInformation Technology > Networking > Network Operating Systems / Software
Operating SystemsInformation Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems
Storage Devices (use and/or identification of )Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Storage Devices (use and/or identification of )
If possible, have students practice saving a document on both the hard drive and a floppy disk, and access information from the CDROM drive, so they will understand how information storage and file structures work.
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