Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Week of December 2nd - 6th

  • Robotics/AI topic signup opens at 7:30AM
  • 10-15 minutes to get group organized before presentations
  • Begin Medical Informatics presentations
  • Complete Medical Informatics presentations
  • Give out Cartoon History of Computers packet - read through page 65 for Friday
  • First current event due
  • Part II of Medical Informatics project due (summary of all the topics in your group)
  • Introduce Soldering: How To Solder video
  • Hardware basics - input, output, storage, processing worksheet
  • Begin discussing history of computers - Jacquard, Babbage
  • Video: Babbage's Difference Engine

  • Soldering lab
  • Last day for Robotics/AI topic signup
  • Be sure you've read Cartoon History packet through page 65 for today
  • Discuss basic electronics - circuits, resistors, capacitors, LEDs, transistors
  • Continue with computer history through Hollerith
  • Start "Busses and Chips" if time allows
  • Give out computer hardware vocab worksheet