Presentation on theme: "Grade 6 Hopewell Elementary 2011. You will read each slide, then try to think of the answer. When you think you know the answer, click ONCE on the mouse."— Presentation transcript:
You will read each slide, then try to think of the answer. When you think you know the answer, click ONCE on the mouse to see if you are correct. Single-click again to see more information on the slide or to move to the next slide. Directions
Define “Computer” Machine used to play games Electronic device used to go on the Internet Electronic technology that accepts, processes and outputs information
Define “Desktop” The screen you see after you log off the computer The screen you see before you log on to the computer Starting screen of the computer after you log on
Define “Disk Drive” Hardware used only as an input device Storage devices like CD, DVD, Flash/USB Device that controls the disks and chips that store information
Define “File Extension” The three or four letters after a file name that shows what type of file it is The dot and 3 or 4 letters that shows which programs can use a particular file Both of these answers are correct
Define “Hardware” Tools that you use to work on or fix a computer Instructions for the computer Parts of a computer system that you can touch
Define “Icon” Something you click on to open a file, folder or program Small graphic on the desktop or a toolbar Both of these answers are correct
Define “Input Device” Devices like a printer or monitor Hardware used to store information Device used to give information to a computer
Define “Menu” Toolbar options you can click on Group of icons that represent commands List of words that offers the user choices
Define “Monitor” Starting screen of the computer that’s an input device Someone who watches your conversation in a chat room TV-like part of the computer that lets you see what you’re doing
Define “Mouse” Used to click and drag commands into the computer Input device Both of these answers are correct
Define “Output Device” Devices like a mouse and keyboard Hardware used to give the computer instructions Hardware used to take information out of a computer
Define “Program” List of options you can choose on the computer Hardware you use to type a report or make a graph Set of instructions for a computer
Define “Software” Intangible parts of a computer system Used to help you complete a task on a computer Both of the answers below are correct
Define “Toolbar” Hardware you can use to give the computer a command List of words that offers the user choices Group of icons that represent commands
What is an Address Bar? URLs start with “http://” and they don’t always have “www” in them. The address bar can be used to type in a new Internet location or to show you where you are on the Internet.
How do Boolean Operators help with Internet searches? Boolean Operators include AND, OR and NOT, and they are typed in all capital letters. Instead of Boolean Operators, you can also use a plus sign (+) instead of AND or minus sign (-) instead of NOT.
What is the first page of a web site called? Starting Page Main Page Home Page
How are hyperlinks helpful? Hyperlinks are usually made to look different, for instance, they are usually in blue, underlined text. Also, your mouse pointer will change when it moves over a hyperlink.
TRUE or FALSE? The Internet and Internet Explorer are the same thing. The Internet is a collection of networked computers, but Internet Explorer is a software program.
What is a Search Engine? Google, Bing, Ask and Yahoo are examples of search engines.
Should you use Keywords or sentences when you search on the Internet? Why? Every word you type in a search box is part of the search, so if you type extra words, you will get extra search results you don’t need.
Why shouldn’t you share private information on the Internet? If you share private information, like your address or passwords, people can find out exactly who you are and where you are. They can break into your accounts, steal your identity, rob you, or otherwise harm you.
What is a Web Browser? The web browser we use in the Computer Lab is: Internet Explorer
What kinds of questions should you ask about a web page before deciding to use it as an information resource? You need to ask questions like: Who owns and wrote this web page? What is their purpose for writing it? When did they create or update the page? Where on the Internet is the page located (domain)? Why is this page better than others?
Which Tab do you use to add items like graphics, headers and footers?
What do you need to do right after you add a graphic (picture, WordArt, Clipart, etc.)? You need to format the graphic so you can place it where you want it to go on the page. Double-click the graphic, and choose the “Text Wrapping” button. Then, choose Square, Tight, Behind Text or whatever option you need.
What Tab helps you set page layouts, such as Margins and the Page Orientation?
How do you use Print Preview? You use Print Preview to see how a page will look before you might print it. It shows if you have dragged a graphic into the margins in error, or if you have not spaced everything well on the page.
What’s the easiest way to go back a step and reverse something you just did?
What’s the best way to remove something from a page or slide?
What are Headers and Footers? Any header or footer you add will show up on every page in the file. If you add a new page, it will show up on that page.
Word Excel PowerPoint Inspiration Internet Explorer Check the weather for a field trip Present a report to your class about a famous person Write a letter to a friend Make a graph of your classmates’ favorite color Organize information you got from researching a topic Match the software with the task.