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1 Computers Merit Badge

2 Requirement #1 Online Safety for Kids 1. I will not give out personal information such as my address, telephone number, parents’ work address/telephone number, or the name and location of my school without my parents’ permission. 2. I will tell my parents right away if I come across any information that makes me feel uncomfortable.

3 3. I will understand Basic Rules of Social Networking Sites Facebook MySpace Ning Flickr Don’t post personal information Post positive pictures Only invite people to join your page that you know in person

4 4. I will never send a person my picture or anything else without first checking with my parents. 5. I will not respond to any messages that are mean or in any way make me feel uncomfortable. It is not my fault if I get a message like that. If I do I will tell my parents right away so that they can contact the service provider. 6. I will talk with my parents so that we can set up rules for going online. We will decide upon the time of day that I can be online, the length of time I can be online and appropriate areas for me to visit. I will not access other areas or break these rules without their permission.

5 7. I will not give out my Internet password to anyone (even my best friends) other than my parents. 8. I will check with my parents before downloading or installing software or doing anything that could possibly hurt our computer or jeopardize my family’s privacy 9. I will be a good online citizen and not do anything that hurts other people or is against the law. 10. I will help my parents understand how to have fun and learn things online and teach them things about the Internet, computers and other technology.

6 Online Safety For Kids Use Kid Oriented Search Engines – Yahooligans, Yahooligans, – Kid Oriented Engines Kid Oriented Engines – Ask for Kids Ask for Kids Use Lists of Sites for Kids put Together By Experts – Great Websites for Kids Great Websites for Kids – Fact Monster Fact Monster

7 Requirement 2 Explain how the Computer has Effected Society How has it Effected Science? Technology? Give a Short History of the Computer

8 Science and Technology Speeds up Data Analysis Allows for virtual experiments Makes machines smaller Makes things Smarter and Faster

9 History of Computers

10 Jacquard loom

11 Eniac -1946

12 1960’s & 1970’s Main Frame – Remote Terminals Time Sharing – Universities Super Computers Programmed with Punch Cards

13 1969 – The First Internet 1971 – 1 st message 1972 – Remote Computer control (Telnet) 1973 – File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

14 Unix First Robust Widely adopted Operating System Still in Use today Like LINUX Many Varieties

15 Apple I

16 TRS

17 IBM-PS1 & Microsoft

18 Microsoft 1981

19 Requirement 3. Computer Uses Grocery Scanner – To accurately record prices Teacher’s Grades – So you can get your report card quickly Car Engine Controller – To save Gas Cell Phone – To communicate Video Games – For Entertainment

20 More Computer Uses Hand Calculator – to add/subtract numbers Check Book Software – To manage your money Digital Imagery – Pictures, X-rays, Medical Scans Internet – Research, News, Entertainment

21 Requirement 4 Describe 3 Ways your family could use a Computer OTHER than Games and Recreation

22 Computer Uses

23 Requirement 4. 4a Explain to your Counselor the Major Parts of a Computer System

24 HANDS ON TIME Take apart the Computer

25 Requirement 4 4b – Explain the Major File extensions – Applications.exe,.com – Compressed.zip,.rar – Pictures.jpg,.bmp,.png,.gif.jpg – Movies MPG,.AVI – Sounds.Wav,.mp3mp3

26 Requirement 5 5a – Explain what a program is and how it’s developed – A Program is a set of instructions – SOURCE CODE – Executed in some kind of logical flow Linear – If Then, Go TO Modular – Object Oriented – Anticipate what the User will do – Design, type in the code, compile –OBJECT CODE

27 Requirement 5 5b – Give examples of Programming languages and their uses: – BASIC Easy starter Program – COBOL Common Business Oriented Language Business applications and reports – C++ Very common for Games, Applications, etc.

28 Requirement 5 5b Continued – Visual Basic Object Oriented Programming Very Popular in Windows –.NET Next Generation after VB Very common Web Applications – JAVA Very useful WEB applications and programs

29 Requirement 5 pHp – Used for MYSQL database Manipluation Bulletin boards, blogs Fortran – Formula Translator (Not used much anymore) Pascal – – A more advanced Basic (Not used much) HTML/XML – Most common Web Page language

30 Requirement 5 5c.Name four software packages you or your family could use, and explain how you would use them. LAB TIME – Explore the Applications on your Computer Describe how your family would use them

31 Requirement 5 5d.Discuss ways you can help protect a computer from viruses and how to keep secure information that has been saved on a computer

32 Requirement 5 5d – Virus Scan Software – ADWARE detector/Cleaner – FIreWall Software – Passwords – Windows File Security Read, Write, Execute

33 Requirement 5 5e – Describe how computers are linked on the World Wide Web

34 Requirement 5 5e Continued Typical Home connection

35 Web Server/Client/Browser

36 Requirement 6 Do Three of the Following – a spreadsheet program to develop a food budget for a patrol weekend campout

37 Requirement 6 Use a computer graphics program to design and draw a campsite plan for your troop, OR design a flyer for an upcoming troop event

38 Requirement 6 Using an Internet search engine, find ideas about how to conduct a troop court of honor or campfire program. Print out a copy of the ideas from at least three different Web sites. Share what you found with your counselor, and explain how you used the search engine to find this information

39 Requirement 7 We will be combining Requirement – c.Use a general purpose programming language to write a simple program application of your choice, subject to approval by your counselor. – d.Design a Web page for your troop, patrol, school, or place of worship. You need not post the page to a Web site. However, if you decide to do so, you will first need to get your parent's permission and your counselor's approval, as well as permission from the host site.

40 Troop Recruitment Page Choose a digital Picture from the Troop 141 Gallery Page – – Right Click, and Save Picture as: Save to your network space – Open Basepage.html in NOTEPAD – asp asp

41 HTML This is my first name’s troop 141 page This is paragraph 1 – Describe why you joined the troop This is Paragraph 2, it describes what you were doing in the picture. You will need to say what is cool about this picture in a list: Here is how you make the list: and it contains my list List item 1 List Item 2 List Item 3 I joined the troop in year

42 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Input and Output Devices

43 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Storage Media

44 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Memory

45 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Processor

46 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Modem or Network Card

47 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Network

48 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – World Wide Web

49 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – Electronic Mail

50 Requirement 8 For each of the following categories, discuss several related terms – WiFi

51 Requirement 9 Explain Why: a)Why it is not permissible to accept a free copy of a copyrighted computer game or program from a friend

52 Requirement 9 Explain Why: b) The restrictions and limitations of downloading music from the Internet Copyright laws Cost for each song Respect the Artists work Do not distribute

53 Requirement 9 Explain Why: c) Why copyright laws exist

54 Requirement 10 Pick two career opportunities in the computer field that interest you. Find out what education, training, and experience those positions require. Report what you learn to your counselor. Opportunity: What education is required

55 Requirement 10


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