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Navigation

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

 

  1. The technique of looking for and locating objects on the shore to navigate is called?

 

  1. a) Navigation 
  2. b) Dead Reckoning
  3. c) Piloting
  4. d) Lighthouses

 

2.What is dead reckoning

 

  1. a) Using objects on the shore to navigate        
  2. b) Recording how far you have travelled in each direction based on a fixed point
  3. c) Using the stars and Sun to decide which way to go
  4. d) Making dead people decide which way to go

 

  1. Using the Sun, Moon, and stars to navigate is called?

 

  1. a) Celestial movement b) Global Positioning System
  2. c) Celestial Navigation d) none of the above

 

  1. Explain, in your own words, how you think GPS (Global Positioning Systems) work.

 

→I think GPS works where it tracks your location.

 

  1. True or False: Submarines use high frequency radiation to navigate underwater.

 

  1. a) True b) False

 

  1. What are the people outside of an aircraft who help navigate planes called?

 

  1. a) Pilots b) Navigators
  2. c) Air Traffic Controllers d) Playstation Controllers

 

WORD DEFINITION YOUR OWN SENTENCE
celestial positioned in or relating to the sky, or outer space as observed in astronomy. The late afternoon sunlight gave the room a celestial glow.
global relating to the whole world; worldwide Why isn’t this GPS (Global Positioning System) working
compass an instrument containing a magnetised pointer which shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it. Why isn’t this compass working!

 

Opinion Writing

Opinion Writing Task

 

Your job today is to write a short essay answering the following question.

 

Should gaming be taught in schools?

 

We have brainstormed some of the things that gaming can teach us. You need to decide whether you…  

AGREE or DISAGREE


Choose three STRONG points you would like to make to support your opinion, and put them into the places below;

 

Point One:  I think it’s good because kids can learn coding and programming.
Point Two: Games like minecraft for example teaches kids about survival basic skills
Point Three: And games could relieve stress from school.

 

In the space below begin your writing; I think games should be taught in class because kids can learn coding and programming. 

For example, games like minecraft teach kids about basic survival skills and also games relieve stress from school. Games also benefit you by,

having a quick reaction time, problem solving, decision making and many other sorts of things. But games do have their downfall as it does cause an addiction and laziness. 

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Response To Text

Video Games
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1. What is the name of a specialised device used to play a video game at home?

a) PC
b) Controller
c) Console
d) Video Game

2. What is the best selling video game console of all time?

a) Xbox b) Nintendo 64
c) Playstation 2 d) Playstation 5

3. Console games which have been recreated so they can be played on PCs are called?

a) Emulsions b) Emulators
c) Transistors d) Emotional Damage

4. What are the two reasons people like to play old games on their PC?

→Seeing what the old games were like.
→Seeking for Nostalgia from the old game.

5. True or False: Video games used to come on cartridges.

a) True b) False

6.
WORD
DEFINITION
YOUR OWN SENTENCE
manufacturer
a person or company that makes goods for sale.
The prices were led down by the manufacturer
download
copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the internet.
Yo bro hope on and download this new sick game.
designed
planned or conceived in detail or for a specific purpose.
I designed this game to where all the details look like real life.

8. Explain: Do you think video games are good for kids? Explain why,or why not.

→ Video games are good for helping children develop problem solving skills but it does cause laziness.

Would You Rather

In the space below write up to 3 paragraphs explaining which option you would choose, and why you think that is the best choice.

Once you have written your paragraph see if you can highlight the different elements of your paragraph to show your POINT, EVIDENCE (examples), EXPLANATION and LINKS.

 

BEGIN YOUR WRITING HERE:  I would rather live in a world with computers than video games because computers give us a lot of information about stuff we don’t know,it also helps to resolve human life encounters in daily life. Computers have become very important nowadays because you can accomplish tasks easily and for educational purposes. It could also be used to research a specific topic like etc, global warming, health, science and all types of other stuff.

Task Description: For this week we have been learning all about computers and this would you rather was, would you rather have no computers or no video games and I chose no video games because I think computers are more important than video games.

Response

Computers Pt. 1

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1. What is the huge network that connects computers around the world called?

 

a) Google 

b) Intranet

c) Internet   

d) Bitcoin

 

2. What is “hardware”? 

 

a) The physical parts of a computer        b) A new game from Activision

c) The programs used to run a computer       d) None of the above

 

3. Which piece of hardware works as the computer’s “brain”?

 

a) Hard Drive             b) Modem

c) Microprocessor d) Keyboard & Mouse

 

4. What are some examples of output devices?

 

→Monitor. Printer, Speaker.

 

5. True or False: There is a computer in your family car.

 

a) True b) False

 

6. Which devices, starting with the letter A, are used to send signals without wires?

 

a) Apple b) Antennae

c) Aristocrats d) Applications

 

7. 

WORD

DEFINITION

YOUR OWN SENTENCE

network

connect as or operate with a network.

He hooked up his computer to the network.

software

the programs and other operating information used by a computer.

You bro I need help, what do you need help with, loading the software

data

facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.

She still needs to analyse the data.

 

Response to Text

Computers Pt. 2

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  1. What is the name of the inventor of the first computer?

 

  1. a) Charlie Babbage 
  2. b) Charles Cabbage
  3. c) Charlie Cabbage
  4. d) Charles Babbage

 

  1. In the first electronic computers, what were the electronic switching devices called? 

 

  1. a) Vacuum Cleaners        b) Transistors
  2. c) Vacuum Tubes     d) Microprocessors

 

  1. What is the language of 1s and 0s that computers are able to understand called?

 

  1. a) English           b) Javascript
  2. c) Binary Code d) None of the above

 

  1. Rearrange the letters of DOG in binary code to read GOD? Put the Binary Code below

 

01000111 01001111 01000100 

 

  1. True or False: The first electronic computers cost millions of dollars.

 

  1. a) True b) False

 

  1. Which piece of hardware made personal computers possible, and more affordable in the 1960s?

 

  1. a) CPUs b) Transistors
  2. c) Vacuum Tubes d) Motherboards

 

WORD DEFINITION YOUR OWN SENTENCE
mechanical operated by a machine or machinery. Sorry folks the plane has been broken down because of mechanical issues.
complex consisting of many different and connected parts. This skyscraper is very complex.
coding the process of assigning a code to something for classification or identification. Class I would like to tell you about this new game I have made and it took a lot of coding.

 

  1. Explain: What do you think computers of the future will be like? What will be different from our computers now?

 

→ My prediction is where all computers of the future will all be super computers.