Animated Person Working on ComputerComputer Parts / Vocabulary

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Some listings could be placed in more than one category.
  BASIC INTRO 
 1. SITE NAME: Mrs. Cannon's Computer Lab - Digital Picture & Puzzle
IT'S ABOUT: View a big digital picture of a computer and its parts. Below the 
                         picture are words of computer parts to find in the picture. Below 
                         the terms is the same picture in puzzle pieces. Users select the 
                         shapes of the puzzle pieces and then slide the picture together! 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.computerlabkids.com/
 2. SITE NAME: Kids Domain : Outer Hardware; Basics
                         Input Devices; Output Devices - Storage Devices 
IT'S ABOUT: Using labeled graphic pictures and text explanations, learn about 
                         basic computer part names. Learn about input and output 
                         devices. (You many need to close ads while viewing this page.) 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les1.html
 3. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level K
                         "Katie's Computer"  - Computer Parts
IT'S ABOUT: At this K level activity, a separate window /picture loads. 
                        Students click on various basic computer parts. The name of the 
                         part is spoken and an explanation is given about that part's job. 
                         Be sure to click on the activity "Katie's Computer"  -- the 
                         picture of the computer. (Level 1 "Burton's Computer" shows/tells 
                         the same information.) 
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/level_K/index.html
 4. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level 2
                         "Booker's Computer" - Computer Parts
IT'S ABOUT: At this level 2 activity, a separate window /picture loads. 
                        Students click on various computer parts. Levels 2 & 3 are more 
                        advanced than previous levels and show/describe more computer 
                        parts. The name of the part is spoken and an explanation is given 
                        about that part's job. Be sure to click on the activity "Booker's 
                        Computer " -- the picture of the computer. (Level 3  "Carmen's 
                        Computer" shows/tells  the same information.) 
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/level_2/index.html
 5. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level 4
                         "Dwayne's Room" - Computer Parts
IT'S ABOUT: At this level 4 activity, a separate window /picture loads. 
                        Students click on various computer parts. Levels 4 is more 
                        advanced than previous levels and show/describe more computer 
                        parts. The name of the part is spoken and an explanation is given 
                        about that part's job. Be sure to click on the activity "Dwayne's 
                        Computer " -- the picture of the computer. 
SITE ADDRESS:http://growing.course.com/level_4/index.html
 6. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level 5
                         "Yasmin's Room" - Computer Parts
IT'S ABOUT: At this top level 5 activity, a separate window /picture loads. 
                        Students click on various computer parts. Levels 5  is the most 
                        advanced level and  shows/describes the  most computer 
                        parts. The name of the part is spoken and an explanation is given 
                        about that part's job. Be sure to click on the activity "Yasmin's 
                        Computer " -- the picture of the computer. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/level_5/index.html
 7. SITE NAME: Kids Online - What's Inside a Computer?
IT'S ABOUT: This site shows photos of the inside of a computer. There are 
                        different levels: Master (pretty involved explanations of lots of parts 
                        inside of a computer), Junior (basic, yet somewhat involved picture 
                        / descriptions), Novice (click on the graphic picture of the inside 
                        of a computer and another window opens with graphics or pictures; 
                        some descriptions are pretty involved), Close Up Shot Big (see 
                        a big close up picture of the inside of computer with no labels). 
                        Once you have clicked on a level, a photo of a computer appears. 
                        Click on a computer part and another window will open with 
                        an enlarged photo of that particular part. A text description 
                        explains the part. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kids-online.net/learn/c_n_l.html
 8. SITE NAME: How Stuff Works: Computers - Keyboard
IT'S ABOUT: View a Macintosh extended keyboard (see a PC keyboard 
                         on a Table of Contents link). Read an explanation of the different 
                         keys found on a computer. Find out why keys are laid out in the 
                         QWERTY format. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/keyboard1.htm
 9. SITE NAME:  Maran: Computers Simplified (Web Edition) 
IT'S ABOUT: Using an extensive menu on the left of the screen, this site can be 
                         very simple or quite involved. Some of the included topics are: 
                         Intro to Computers, Hardware & Software, Input & Output, 
                         Storage Devices, Operating Systems, Macintosh Computers, 
                         & Electronic Mail. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.maran.com/computerssimplified/menu2/index.html
  INSIDE OF A COMPUTER
10. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Hardware on the Inside
IT'S ABOUT: If you want to learn about what is inside a computer, visit this link. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les2.html
11. SITE NAME: How Things Work: How Computer Memory Works
IT'S ABOUT: Use this link to learn about different computer memory types. 
                         Click on a given term for a definition. Often a picture is shown. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/computer-memory.htm
  HARDWARE / SOFTWARE 
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  DEFINITIONS / TERMS 
13. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level 5
                         "Yasmin's Room" - Computer Terms
IT'S ABOUT: At this top level 5 activity, a separate window /picture loads. 
                        Students click on various computer terms. Levels 5  is the most 
                        advanced level and  shows/describes  computer terms. 
                        The term  is spoken and an explanation/picture  is given 
                        about that part's job. Be sure to click on the activity "Yasmin's 
                        Room - Key Terms " -- the picture of the key chain. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/level_5/index.html
14. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology -- Level 5
                         "Yasmin's Room" - Glossary
IT'S ABOUT: At this top level 5 activity, a separate window with words loads. 
                         Levels 5  is the most advanced level. It has computer vocabulary. 
                        The word  is spoken and a definition is given. Be sure to click on 
                        the activity "Yasmin's Room - Glossary " -- the picture 
                        of the Glossary book. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/level_5/index.html
15. SITE NAME: TekMom: Technology Buzzwords for Students
IT'S ABOUT: At this site, you will see a list of computer words. When you click
                        on the word, a definition is displayed. There are even puzzles to 
                        print on paper. 
SITE ADDRESS:http://www.tekmom.com/buzzwords/index.html
16. SITE NAME: Webopedia - Computer Definitions
IT'S ABOUT:  An online dictionary and search engine to help you with computer 
                         and Internet technology definitions. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.webopedia.com/
17. SITE NAME: Computer Hope - Computer Definitions
IT'S ABOUT:  Browse through the complete listing of over 6,000 computer 
                         definitions and terms either by using the search box or browse 
                         by letter or number by clicking one of the alphabet links. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.computerhope.com/jargon.htm
  MEMORY / STORAGE 
18. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Bits and Bytes
IT'S ABOUT: What is a computer bit or a computer byte? This site will explain 
                         these terms. Though somewhat involved, the site also, explains 
                        memory sizes (KB, MB & GB). 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les3.html
19. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Storage
IT'S ABOUT: Learn how/where data is stored on/with a computer. Some of 
                        topics covered are: hard drive, floppy disk, and compact disks. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les4.html
20. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Files and Folders
IT'S ABOUT: What is the difference between a computer file and a computer 
                         folder? Go here to find out! 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les7.html
  SOFTWARE / COMPUTER PROGRAMS
21. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Computer Programs
IT'S ABOUT: Learn about computer programs (software) at this site.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les5.html
22. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - Operating Systems
IT'S ABOUT: What is a computer operating system? Does every computer have 
                         one?  Visit this site to find out more. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les6.html
23. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - The Windows Desktop
IT'S ABOUT: What is a computer desktop? How might a Windows desktop 
                         look? What are some basic terms / tools / programs on a
                        Windows desktop computer? This site will give answers to 
                         these questions and more! 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les8b.html
24. SITE NAME: Kids Domain - The Mac Desktop
IT'S ABOUT: What is a computer desktop? How might a Windows desktop 
                         look? What are some basic terms / tolls / programs on a 
                        Windows desktop computer? This site will give answers to 
                         these questions and more! 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsdomain.com/brain/computer/lesson/comp_les8a.html
  REVIEWS / TESTS
  25. SITE NAME: North Carolina Computer Online Quizzes for 8th Graders
IT'S ABOUT: Written by a parent in 2002, these online self-grading quizzes help 
                         students prepare for the state-wide North Carolina Computer 
                         Skills Test given in the fall to 8th Graders. There are 7 
                         self-grading tests (25 multiple choice questions each) 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.watauga.k12.nc.us/br/Quiz_Computer_Vocabulary.htm
  GENERAL
26. SITE NAME: Thompson: Growing With Technology
IT'S ABOUT: There is an English and Spanish version of this site. The site is 
                         divided into grade levels -- Levels K - 5. Some activities are
                         links and lesson plans (database, presentation, spreadsheet,...).
SITE ADDRESS: http://growing.course.com/index.html
27. SITE NAME: Quia - NetDay Review
IT'S ABOUT: Use this link to play matching, flashcard, word search, or 
                        concentration activities while practicing with terms used in
                        the NetDay SpeakOut Survey. (Java required)
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/jg/978968.html
28. SITE NAME: Quia - NetDay Review - Rags to Riches
IT'S ABOUT: Play this activity to activities while practicing with terms used in
                        the NetDay SpeakOut Survey. (Java required)
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/rr/187525.html
29. SITE NAME: Quiz - Technology Terms
IT'S ABOUT: This link will connect you to the Technology acivities Quia site. 
                         (Java required)
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/shared/tech/
30. SITE NAME: Quia - Computer Parts with Icons
IT'S ABOUT: Practice computer terms by matching pictures and words.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/jg/1038818.html
 31. SITE NAME: Quia - Tech Terms
IT'S ABOUT: Use these activities to brush up on your computer terminology.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/pages/hayt209techterms.html
 32. SITE NAME: Quia - Computer Parts Only - Quiz #1
IT'S ABOUT: Take this 7 question multiple choice quiz to see
                         how much you know!
SITE ADDRESS:http://www.quia.com/quiz/2317270.html
 33. SITE NAME: Quia - Computer Parts & Keyboard Pictures/Names Quiz #2
IT'S ABOUT: Take this multiple choice quiz to identify parts with names.
                         There are some questions about keyboard keys and the jobs
                         that these keys perform. (There are 10 questions)
SITE ADDRESS:http://www.quia.com/quiz/2445081.html
 34. SITE NAME: Quia - Can You Find and Explain the Typing Errors?
IT'S ABOUT: Take this quiz to see how much you know about typing!
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/quiz/2477800.html
35.
SITE NAME: Quia - Computer Parts & Keyboard Pictures/Names Quiz #3
IT'S ABOUT: Take this multiple choice quiz to identify parts with names.
                         There are some questions about keyboard keys and the jobs
                         that these keys perform. (There are 10 questions)
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.quia.com/quiz/3712283.html
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