The Resource The science of computers, Clive Gifford

The science of computers, Clive Gifford

Label
The science of computers
Title
The science of computers
Statement of responsibility
Clive Gifford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "Stretch Yourself" features give practical activities to help readers explore and test key principles to help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems. "True Story" features give real-world anecdotes from the world of information technology. "Computer Hero" features look at the groundbreaking scientists that paved the way for digital technology today."--
Member of
Summary
"The Science of Computers takes an overall look at information technology, exploring how computers operate and the amazing devices that are used in homes, schools, and businesses today. Students will be fascinated by the history of the development of information technology and digital devices from the early computers that filled entire buildings to the tiny silicon chips being produced today. This practical learning guide lays the groundwork for further exploration of computational thinking. "Stretch Yourself" features give practical activities to help readers explore and test key principles to help reinforce learning and are not linked to specific software or operating systems. "True Story" features give real-world anecdotes from the world of information technology. "Computer Hero" features look at the groundbreaking scientists that paved the way for digital technology today."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10411055
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gifford, Clive
Dewey number
004
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-11
  • Grades 4 to 6
  • 1030L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Get connected to digital literacy
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer science
  • Computers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The science of computers, Clive Gifford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A world of computers -- The incredible shrinking computer -- Here's the hardware -- Let's look inside -- Data and circuits -- Memory matters -- Imput devices: keyboards and mice -- More input devices: -- Touchscreens and scanners -- Output devices -- Sounds amazing -- Picture perfect -- Computer gaming -- Mega and mini machines
Control code
1069593
Extent
1 volume..
Isbn
9780778715108
Lccn
2014047274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780778715108
  • (OCoLC)898029217
Label
The science of computers, Clive Gifford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A world of computers -- The incredible shrinking computer -- Here's the hardware -- Let's look inside -- Data and circuits -- Memory matters -- Imput devices: keyboards and mice -- More input devices: -- Touchscreens and scanners -- Output devices -- Sounds amazing -- Picture perfect -- Computer gaming -- Mega and mini machines
Control code
1069593
Extent
1 volume..
Isbn
9780778715108
Lccn
2014047274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780778715108
  • (OCoLC)898029217

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