Computers and Technology
Technology has become a very important part of our lives. Explore the activities today to learn more about computers and technology!

Today’s Activities

Watch it!

Start this lesson by watching this exciting BrainPOP video

Read It!

Read this story about a boy who thinks his computer is broken. Answer the questions at the end.

Leveled learning extension: In this story, the boy discovers an easy fix to his problem. Can you think of 5 other things in your house that you need to PLUG IN before they will work?

Watch this perimeter/area song. Then, use area/perimeter to build your own designs.

Create it!

Watch this short clip to learn about computer programmers. Then, learn how to code your own game on the hour of code

Explore it!

Take a virtual tour of The National Museum of Computing.

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Teaching Tips

Accessibility Feature

Turning on transcripts for YouTube Videos [PDF]

Speech & Language

Use this worksheet and focus on COMPARE and CONTRAST. Discuss the similarities and between a seed and a tree. 

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