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1 STEM Unit 2—Technology Literacy Unit 4—Emerging Technologies

2 A PPLICATIONS Computer programs with a user interface

3 B OOLEAN S EARCH L OGIC Combining words and phrases using the words AND, OR, NOT, and NEAR (otherwise known as Boolean operators) to limit, widen, or define your Internet search

4 B ROWSER A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks

5 C OMMUNICATION The imparting or exchanging of information or news

6 CPU (Central Processing Unit) The key component of a computer system, which contains the circuitry necessary to interpret and execute program instructions

7 D IGITAL C AMERA Camera that records and stores digital images

8 D IGITAL V IDEO C AMERA A video camera is a camera used for electronic motion picture acquisition, initially developed by the television industry buy now common in other applications as well

9 D OWNLOAD To copy data from one computer system to another or to a disk

10 E-M AIL (Electronic Mail) To communicate electronically on the computer

11 H ARDWARE The machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system

12 HTML Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages

13 H YPERLINK A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen

14 I NTERNET An international computer network providing e- mail and information from computers in educational institutions, government agencies, and industry, accessible to the general public via modem links

15 S CIENCE The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment

16 SOFTWARE The programs and other operating information used by a computer

17 SURF To browse the Internet; look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular

18 T ECHNOLOGY The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes

19 URL Uniform Resource Locator; a location or address identifying where documents can be found on the Internet; a Web address

20 V IRUS A piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data

21 WWW World Wide Web; a system of interlinked hypertext documents contained on the Internet

22 C ONSUMER A person who purchases goods and services for personal use

23 E MERGING To come into existence; develop

24 EVOLVE Develop gradually

25 PROPOSAL A plan or suggestion put forward for consideration or discussion by others


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