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History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity

History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
History of Computers Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activity
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A fun project for students to work individually, in pairs or as a class researching and discussing the history of computers. Slides include areas for student responses that can be short answers, definitions, matching, researching, timelining and more. Answer Key included.

Topics and inventors researched include but are not limited to: How computers have changed since the 80's, major companies involved in the history of computers, how to read an abacus, computing successes and failures, Pascal, Grace Hooper, Tim Berners-Lee, Jack Kilby, Stephen Wozniak, Charles Babbage and more. File works best with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 & 2013. This is also a great activity to leave for your class for when you have a substitute or for students who finish work early or need extra credit.

Terms researched in this activity:

DOS
GUI
BASIC
FORTRAN
ASCII
Vacuum tube
Microprocessor
Transistor
Boolean
Computation


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This lesson is contained within my Microsoft Office Lesson Plan Mega Bundle which includes 16 Excel lessons, 31 Word lessons, 31 PowerPoint lessons, 6 Computer and MS Office Vocabulary Quizzes, 20 Computer Lab Posters, 5 Random Computer Lessons on Binary, Keyboarding and Shortcut Commands and 60 Word Wall Words. Click on the link below to view this bundle.

Microsoft Office Lesson Plan Mega Bundle - Word PowerPoint Excel Vocab

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