Friday, March 20, 2015

Week of March 23rd - 27th, 2015

Monday:
Part 2 of Medical Informatics due. Here are links to the presentations:
Period 1: Bioinformatics, Clinical Informatics, Imaging Informatics, Public Health Informatics, Risks

Hand out computer hardware vocabulary worksheet - due Thursday
Watch "Smartest Machine on Earth" (NOVA episode)

Period 1 - in remaining time, start research for paper

Period 2 - watch some of the remaining Robotics/AI videos from last week

Tuesday:
Read Cartoon Guide packet
Hardware basics - input, output, storage, processing worksheet in class
Begin discussing history of computers - Jacquard, Babbage
Video: Babbage's Difference Engine

Wednesday:

Group 2 current events can be handed in:
p1: Emily M., Olivia, Christiana, Tay, Melissa, Bret, Nick S., Ryan, Matt
p2: Jennica, Heather, Shihab, Premila, Alexis, Jerin, Jeremy, Kat S., Mari)

Dissect computers, do worksheet


Thursday:

Computer hardware vocab due
Turn in computer dissection worksheets
Read part 2 of Cartoon Guide for today
Hand out OS vocab sheet - for Monday
Hand out "How Operating Systems Work" reading  - for Monday

Continue with computer history
Videos: The Queen of Code ENIAC SAGE 
Introduce computer bus and bus services

Friday:
Discuss computer chips, Moore's Law
video: How do they make computer chips?

Fetch/execute cycle

Experiment with the Visible Computer
Discuss modern computer history: 1960s to today.

Discuss how a disk drive works