Welcome: Computers: A Journey from Past to Future
Description: Did you know that as we speak, monkeys are able to control robotic devices with their brainwaves? Have you seen the most powerful supercomputer in the world? This unit is packed with websites, videos, and interactive resources to explore the past, present, and future of computer technology. Casual browsers are encouraged to explore the catalog of video links, demonstrating breakthroughs on the cutting edge of science and technology. Cooperative groups analyze computer innovations, create an interactive timeline, and present new ideas about the future of computers, gadgets, and the internet. Includes resources to learn how computers work. Adaptable for middle school, high school, and college. This comprehensive project can be broken into several units and provides a minimum of 12-16 hours of instructional time.
Grade Level: 9-12
Keywords: History, computers, timeline, future, technology, internet, lesson plans
Author(s): S Bollinger
Description: Did You Know? Introduction to the past, present, and future of computer technology.