The TekNoMan Chronicles, Adventure One:CPU-PO and the Truly Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like         Machine.            ...
Quick Links• Click here to begin the Adventure One, Part One.• Click here for the STEM Man Project• Click here to see Tech...
Project and Teach.The material in these lessons may be above the readingand comprehension levels of most Kindergarten stud...
Would you like to have me, CPU-PO,read the words to you?If you have chosen an avatar to representyou in this adventure, yo...
Steps .We will now show you the steps you mustfollow to activate Read Out Loud.What is a “step?”             Adventure #1:...
What is a Step?When you walk, you take one step at a time.Usually, the steps are forward.They allow you to move from one a...
What is a Step? (continued)When you perform an action, you also takeone step at a time.Each step takes you closer to compl...
Read, Watch, or ListenFor each new lesson, you will have theoption to read whats on your screen, watchand then follow a de...
Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Press th...
Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Step #2:...
Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Step #2:...
Press the Enter or Return key      to watch me do it.         Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid              Transformer-...
Here is the path to activate Read OutLoud:                                                To start the read               ...
Path to Read Out Loud (continued):                                                To tell your                            ...
How many steps did we use?Count them: 1   .                 2       ..                  3   .              Adventure #1: T...
Earning Certificates and Kung FuKomputing Belts.To help reward you for your efforts to learn aboutcomputers, we have provi...
Or, not.Before you can earn certificates and belts, youMUST be the best possible student possible.You cannot cheat, distur...
Quick Links• Click here to begin the Adventure One, Part One.• Click here for the STEM Man Project• Click here to see Tech...
Adventure One, Part One:  CPU-PO and the Truly   Amazing HumanoidTransformer-like Machine   Or…Why Computers are Like    P...
Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid     Transformer-like Machine.       ‹#›
Do you have a favoritesuperhero?I, CPU-PO, have many superheroes, like myparents, our policemen and firemen, and themember...
My favorite superhero?There is one person I have chosen as myvbsh (very best superhero) and I havechosen him or her to rep...
Your teacher!Your teacher is one of the most importantpeople you will ever know.He or she will help you learn all about th...
Your teacher!Your teacher is not a cartoon character or amake believe movie character but, rather areal life person like m...
Before you begin…Please be sure that you have watched orread the first chapter in this story, calledThe Adventure Begins, ...
Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down  your computer (I’ll bet you already know)? TEKS 6A    ...
Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down  your computer (I’ll bet you already know)?• Create a d...
Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down  your computer (I’ll bet you already know)?• Create a d...
Word!• And, of course, don’t forget your new  vocabulary words.• Look for the yellow underlined text and  then carefully w...
What will You Learn?      Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid           Transformer-like Machine.       30
What will you learn?You are going to learn all about computersin this course.By the time you finish these lessons, you wil...
You will learn how to:Use your computer to practice using thealphabet and to write letters.            Adventure #1: The A...
You will also learn how to:Use your computer to learn how to countand do math problems like adding,subtracting, multiplyin...
Perhaps, you will learn how tobecome a movie producer!Did you know that you can use yourcomputer to make a book or movie j...
You will also learn how to:Use your computer to find informationabout almost everything and use yournew knowledge to get A...
Yes, you will!By the end of this course, you will know allof this and more.             Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid...
Answer These Questions:We titled this first adventure the amazinghumanoid transformer like machine. Why?Humanoid means hum...
Answer This Question:Why a transformer? Well, it not really atransformer. The transformers you might befamiliar with chang...
Wait for it!In the next part of this first adventure, weare going to ask this question: How is acomputer used?After you co...
More Questions   Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid        Transformer-like Machine.       40
What are computer “parts?”In Adventure 5, I will ask people if theycould name and spell all of the parts oftheir computer....
In Adventure 7, C.P.U.P.O and theComputer Doctor, I will ask if the peoplewe meet know how to care for theircomputer. In A...
What else will you learn and do?At the end of this adventure, I will introduceyou to Dr. Kneau, our renowned (there’sanoth...
So, again…What must you do beforebeginning?Its simple: Just have your teacher or parentpresent the chapter called The Adve...
What should you do if you don‟tunderstand something the first timeyou hear it?No worries, mate. No one ever does.To make s...
What should you do if you don‟tunderstand something the first timeyou hear it? (continued)1. Watch the demonstration over ...
Are you ready?Lets play a game to see if you       really are ready.        Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid            ...
Challenge #1:What does it mean if you encounter (comeacross) a word that is in a different color andunderlined? Think abou...
Challenge #2:Where is your vocabulary list found?Press the Enter or Return key to see theanswer.In the desktop folder name...
Challenge #3:How do you create a desktop folder for aPC?Press the Enter or Return key to see theanswer.Right click on your...
How do you do?If you answered all of the questionscorrectly, you are ready to begin Adventure#1: CPU-PO and the Amazing Hu...
What is a computer?       Do you know what a computer is?TA TEKS 6A         .                 Adventure #1: The Amazing Hu...
My Quest: Define Computer.As I traveled across cyber land, I had agoal: learn what a computer is and how it isused.So, as ...
My first human was a teenager named AndyApathy.I asked him what a computer was. He said:“It’s a game machine and that’s al...
My second human was a teacher namedAna Logg.She told me that a computer was a tool thatstudents could use to find informat...
My third human was our famous scientist,Doctor Kneau.For him a computer was also a tool, but avery powerful one that enabl...
My fourth human was a lady who told methat a computer was a machine used tocommunicate with her friends, parents, andchild...
Were these peoplesmarter than a First     Grader?      Lets find out.     Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid          Tran...
Wow! Four different answers.Who was correct?As you study, you will learn the answer.             Adventure #1: The Amazing...
This is the end of projection #1.Discuss the questions that CPU- PO asked and the answers he           received.        Ad...
Projection Lesson #2:Where Are Computers  Found or Used?      Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid           Transformer-lik...
Where can you find computers?Can you think of all the places a computercan be found?              Adventure #1: The Amazin...
How is a computer used?In Part One of my adventure, I askedpeople to tell me what a computer is.Often they answered by tel...
Do you have a computer at home?          Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid               Transformer-like Machine.       64
What do you use it for?       Playing games?         Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid              Transformer-like Mach...
Emailing grandparents andfriends?        Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid             Transformer-like Machine.       66
Planning family events likevacations?         Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid              Transformer-like Machine.   ...
What is a computer? Really?Is it a game machine?Is it machine for talking to friends andrelatives?Is it a tool for organiz...
A computer is ALL that-and more!Each of these uses is correct.A computer is a tool for education, work, andcommunication (...
So, what is a computer and how isit used?A computer is one of the most powerfultools for work, school, communication, andf...
Computers Everywhere!In this course, we are going to teach youall about computers, and how they canhelp you at school and ...
Computers Everywhere!But first, I am going to show you a fewexamples of where you can findcomputers in places you never im...
Computers can be found at school.           Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid                Transformer-like Machine.   ...
Computers can be found at home.          Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid               Transformer-like Machine.       74
Computers can be found in Mom’s orDad’s business.          Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid               Transformer-li...
Computers are Everywhere!I showed you a few examples of whereyou can find computers.Now, I will invite you to play a gamec...
Find the Hidden ComputersWith your teacher or parent as a guide, see if you canspot the computers that are hidden in each ...
Did you find the hidden computers?Probably not. We tricked you! You can’t actually seethem. That’s why we call them “hidde...
Activity: Find the Hidden ComputersFor your homework assignment, ask your momor dad to help you find more hidden computers...
Count Them!How many examples of places computers are used canyou count on this screen?               Adventure #1: The Ama...
There are 6:                                     4               51              3                                        ...
How Did You Do?Can you see how a computer can be used to teach    you how to count? Be prepared to show yourclassmates all...
This is the end of Projection #2.    Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid         Transformer-like Machine.       83
Lesson #3: How DoComputers Work?    Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid         Transformer-like Machine.       84
How Do Computers Work?Now that you have seen all the places acomputer may be used, let’s learn morehow they work.As you le...
How Do Computers Work?Once again, I asked people I met if theyknow how computers work.Bad news! Only one person, our scien...
Computers are like people.Did you know that computers are a lot like people?They work like people or animals in some ways....
Computers are like people because:People have brain and I, CPU-PO, am the brain ofthe computer.              Adventure #1:...
Computers are like people because:People live inside houses. My fellow partsand I also have a house. We call it a case.   ...
Computers are like people because:We both have “ears” to hear sounds. You havereal ears to hear sounds like voices and mus...
Why are Computers like people?Probably because they were designed by peopleto perform people-like tasks.             Adven...
Do you like robots?A robot is a computerized device that can bevery much like a person or an animal.             Adventure...
Do you like robots?Did you know that you cannot design, build, orprogram a robot unless you know how to use acomputer?    ...
Did You Get it?Here’s a game you can play to see how wellyou learned about people and computers.For each correct answer, g...
Question #1:What part of a computer helps it to hear?1. Case.2. Microphone.3. Printer.             Adventure #1: The Amazi...
Question #2:What part of a computer is called the“brain?”1. CPU.2. Microphone.3. Printer.             Adventure #1: The Am...
Question #3:What part of a computer is like its house?1. Case.2. Microphone.3. Printer.             Adventure #1: The Amaz...
Did you answer the questionscorrectly?Give yourself one point for each correctanswer.Open your desktop folder, access and ...
Adventure One, Part Two:How Else are Computers     Like People?  Lets learn are new words and            then see.        ...
New Word: FunctionFunction means a job or task.You have jobs or functions like eating,sleeping, and studying.Computers hav...
New Word: InputOn the next slide, I am going to use a newword: Output. I’ll spell it for you:             INPUTTA TEKS 6A ...
Input means to “put in.”      I NP U T            Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid                 Transformer-like Mach...
Input ToolsComputers use special tools (also called“devices”) to input or put in information(also called data).The compute...
New Word: ProcessOn the next slide, I am going to use a newword: Process. I’ll spell it for you:        PROCESSTA TEKS 6A ...
What does process mean?Process means to change. Its like, well,changing a diaper. Take the dirty one andchange it to a cle...
Who is in charge of processing?That would be me: CPU-PO. I am a processingdevice.My initials “C P U” stand for Central Pro...
New Word: OutputNow, I am going to use another new word:Output. I’ll spell it for you:             OUTPUTTA TEKS 6A       ...
New Word: Output• Output means to “put something out.”•   O U TP U T• Let’s see how we output in computing.              A...
When your computer outputs, it takethe processed data and changes it tosomething you can see or work with.           Adven...
StoreWhen you put your socks and cleanunderwear in a drawer, you are storingthem. Later, when you need them, you canopen y...
StoreLike people, computers store things too.Your computer can store data, lots of data,in a very small area of the system...
StoreThis data is “invisible.” That means that itcan’t be seen unless it is shown or displayedon an output device.Aren’t y...
Can you spell Store?We’ll do it for you. Press Enter or Return key6 times slowly and watch the screen andrepeat the letter...
What did you learn?Computers have 4 jobs of functions:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.            Adve...
Did Ya Get it?See how much you remembered aboutcomputer functions.For each correct answer, give yourself one(1) Kung Fu Ko...
Question #1:Entering data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.             Adventure #1: The Ama...
Question #1:Entering data is called:1. Inputting.             Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid                  Transfor...
Question #2:Changing data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.             Adventure #1: The Ama...
Question #2:Changing data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.             Adventure #1: The Ama...
Question #3:Making data available for viewing is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.             A...
Question #3:Making data available for viewing is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing.             A...
Question #4:Putting data in a place where you can find itlater is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Stori...
Question #4:Putting data in a place where you can find itlater is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Stori...
How‟d „Ya Do?I showed you 4 questions.How many correct answers di you get?           Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid   ...
How many of the questions did youanswer correctly?    1 out of 4                          2 out of 4    One fourth or     ...
Did you answer the questionscorrectly?Give yourself one point for each correctanswer.Open your desktop folder, access and ...
What did you learn?• In Adventure #1, Part One, you learned  what a computer is.• In Adventure #1, Part Two, you learned  ...
End of Projection #3.        Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid             Transformer-like Machine.       128
The Computer Song                         .     Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid          Transformer-like Machine.     ...
Now that you know more about what acomputer is and does, here’s a little song Iwrote to help you remember.The Outputters w...
The Outputters   Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid        Transformer-like Machine.       131
My ComputerIt’s got games, a brain, cords, and keysAnd a word processor for my A B C’s.It’ got a CPU and a case for a hous...
It plays my music in the proper tone.And it hears what I’m saying through amicrophone.It’s got a surge protector and a dat...
It’s got PowerPoint for multimediaA dictionary, Thesaurus, and encyclopedia.It’s got desktop icons to keep things neat.It ...
A camera input can let it see.With Read Out Loud, it can talk to me.It’s used at work and it’s used at schoolIt’s a fun ma...
It’s not a spider but it uses a webTo communicate with my best friend Deb.I input data and it puts it out.Don’t you know w...
I watch DVDs and there’s nothin’ hotterThan the Crocodile Hunter and Harry Potter.It’s got a taskbar, monitor, and video c...
Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid     Transformer-like Machine.       ‹#›
Adventure #1, Part Three  The STEM Man Project:  Using Your NewKnowledge and Skills                        .       Adventu...
Meet Doctor Kneau, STEM Man. He is your guide for school and after       school science projects,            Grades K to 2...
Meet Doctor KneauI am Doctor Kneau. I am very intelligent,well-educated and breathtakingly handsomescientist and math wiza...
What Do I, Doctor Kneau, Know?Following each new CPU-PO adventure, Iwill teach you how to do fun projects that willamaze y...
What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like dinosaurs?Perhaps I will teach you how to “dig” themon your next vacation!        ...
What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like cars, motorcycles, andairplanes?Perhaps I will teach you how to makemodels that ac...
What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like animals like whales, dolphins, oreven sharks?I will teach you how to love and prot...
What Must You Know?In order to pursue your favorite projects, youmust study in school and learn many skills.              ...
What Must You Know?You must know how to read and understandthe meaning of many new words.           Read me.            Ad...
What Must You Know?You must know how to solve mathproblems.     2 plus 2 = 4               .     X2 +Y2 = Z2           .  ...
What Must You Know?You must know a lot about science. Don’tworry- its fun.             Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid ...
Here‟s Our First Science Projectusing your new knowledge.On the next slide, I have drawn somepictures of computer parts, a...
How many computer parts do you seehere? When you think you have theanswer, press the Enter or Return key.            Adven...
There are three (3): 1                                                  2        3             Adventure #1: The Amazing H...
How many monitors do you see here?When you think you have the answer,press the Enter or Return key.           Adventure #1...
There are four (4). Count them.            Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid                 Transformer-like Machine.   ...
If we remove thje monitors, how manyparts (devices) are left?            Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid               ...
The answer is two (2):            Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid                 Transformer-like Machine.       156
Adventure #1: The End                                .We made Dr. Kneau disappear. If you would like to   learn more compu...
Move to STEM Unit.    Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid         Transformer-like Machine.       158
Now, the Projects.You have combined math and computing to countparts.Now, let’s do some real science.Click here to learn h...
How to Proceed, All Projects.Our goals for these projects are to:  – Practice new computer skills.  – Learn how to integra...
How to Proceed (continued).Your job, should you accept this challenge,is to solve a problem:1.   Use a computer to enter a...
How to Proceed (continued).Your job, should you accept this challenge,is to solve a problem:7.Use proper English and punct...
Kindergarten  Or, age 5 to 6.  Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid       Transformer-like Machine.       163
Kindergarten Project #1:The Problem: You just heard a weather report on TVsaying that a huge hurricane is coming your way....
Kindergarten Project #1 (continued):Procedure:TEKS KS (4) (A) collect information using tools, including computers,hand le...
Kindergarten Project #2:Problem: Recycling is a great way to save energyaluminum cans can be used to create more aluminump...
Kindergarten Project #2 (continued):Procedure:TEKS KS (4) (A) collect information using tools, including computers, hand l...
Kindergarten Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an  important role in our ecology. But, due to the...
Kindergarten Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may  run in short supply in the not too distant futur...
Kindergarten Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects  require specialized teaching aids to help  students ...
Kindergarten Project #6:• Add allTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words...
Kindergarten Project #7:• Magnets and Electricity• Make a magnetTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations us...
Kindergarten Project #8:• Above below behind in front of and besideTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations...
Kindergarten Project #9: Motion.• PP animationsTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numb...
Kindergarten Project #10: Water.• PTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and wor...
Kindergarten Project #11: Calendars and Timelines.• P TEKS KS 8 (B) identify events that have repeating patterns, includin...
Project 12 How are computers NOTlike people or animals?We made several analogies about the ways a computermay be like a pe...
Project 12 Animal LikeTEKS KS 2 (B) plan and conduct simple descriptive investigations such as ways objects move;TEKS KS 9...
Kindergarten Project #13: Quantities• P TEKS Math K.1 (B) Use sets of concrete objects to represent quantities given in ve...
Kindergarten Project #14: Position• P TEKS Math K.2 A: Use language such as before or after to describe relative position ...
Kindergarten Project #15: Position• P TEKS Math K.2 B: Name the ordinal positions in a sequence such as first, second, thi...
Kindergarten Project #16: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 ...
Kindergarten Project #17: Addition and Subtraction• P TEKS Math K.4 Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The stu...
Kindergarten Project #18: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 ...
Kindergarten Project #19: Position• Over under TEKS Math K.7 A describe one object in relation to another using informal l...
Kindergarten Project #16: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 ...
Kindergarten Project #20: MiscTEKS Math K.10 B: compare the areas of two flat surfaces of two-dimensional figures(covers m...
First Grade                           . Or age 6 to 8. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid      Transformer-like Machine.  ...
First Grade, Project #1:• The Problem: You just heard a weather report  on TV saying that a huge hurricane is coming  your...
First Grade, Project #2:• Problem: Recycling is a great way to save  energy aluminum cans can be used to create  more alum...
First Grade, Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an  important role in our ecology. But, due to the...
First Grade, Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may  run in short supply in the not too distant futur...
First Grade, Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects  require specialized teaching aids to help  students ...
Second Grade                           .  Or, age 6 to 8.  Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid       Transformer-like Machi...
Second Grade, Project #1:• The Problem: You just heard a weather report  on TV saying that a huge hurricane is coming  you...
Second Grade, Project #2:• Problem: Recycling is a great way to save energy  aluminum cans can be used to create more alum...
Second Grade, Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an  important role in our ecology. But, due to th...
Second Grade, Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may  run in short supply in the not too distant futu...
Second Grade, Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects  require specialized teaching aids to help  students...
The EndWe made Dr. Kneau disappear. If  you would like to learn more computer tricks like this, go toAdventure #2: C.P.U.P...
TA TEKS K-2• TEKS 1(D) Create and execute steps to accomplish a  task.• TEKS 1(E) Evaluate and modify steps to accomplish ...
Checklist•   TEKS on slides•   Curriculum TEKS added•   What will you do?•   What will you learn?•   How will you use this...
I’m Ana Logg!Hi, Boys and Girls!My name is Ana Logg and I will help yourteacher for these lessons.             Adventure #...
I’m Ana Logg!I’m so excited about teaching you that Ican’t sit still.Let’s learn all about computers.Are you ready to lear...
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  1. 1. The TekNoMan Chronicles, Adventure One:CPU-PO and the Truly Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 1
  2. 2. Quick Links• Click here to begin the Adventure One, Part One.• Click here for the STEM Man Project• Click here to see TechApps TEKS for thei Grade.• Click here to see Foundation Curriculum TEKS for this Grade.• Click here for Teacher Notes, Tools Needed, and Resources. Awards, and Kung Fu Komputer Points Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 2
  3. 3. Project and Teach.The material in these lessons may be above the readingand comprehension levels of most Kindergarten studentsand, thus, is more suitable for First and Second Grades.For Kindergarten students and for those with limitedreading skills or who speak another language, we havedesigned a series of projectable lessons that are more ageappropriate.The lessons for all grades, K-2, can be projected in aclassroom or other venue while the teacher reads the text. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 3
  4. 4. Would you like to have me, CPU-PO,read the words to you?If you have chosen an avatar to representyou in this adventure, you may choose tohave him or her read the text (words) toyou.You may need help from your teacher orMom and Dad to make it work. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 4
  5. 5. Steps .We will now show you the steps you mustfollow to activate Read Out Loud.What is a “step?” Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 5
  6. 6. What is a Step?When you walk, you take one step at a time.Usually, the steps are forward.They allow you to move from one area toanother.TEKS KTA 1(D) Create and execute steps to accomplish a task.TEKS KTA 1(E) Evaluate and modify steps to accomplish a task. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 6
  7. 7. What is a Step? (continued)When you perform an action, you also takeone step at a time.Each step takes you closer to completingyour goal.You will learn how to use steps as you studyin school. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 7
  8. 8. Read, Watch, or ListenFor each new lesson, you will have theoption to read whats on your screen, watchand then follow a demonstration, or listen toyour teacher, parents, or avatar read thewords to you. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 8
  9. 9. Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Press the Enter or Return key tosee the next step. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 9
  10. 10. Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Step #2: Go to the toolbar and select(click on) View.Press the Enter or Return key tosee the next step. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 10
  11. 11. Steps needed to have me, yourguide and avatar, read out loud:Step #1: Open the Acrobat (pdf) version ofthe course.Step #2: Go to the toolbar and select(click on) View.Step #3: When the drop down menuappears, move your cursor down toActivate Read Out Loud and click on it. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 11
  12. 12. Press the Enter or Return key to watch me do it. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 12
  13. 13. Here is the path to activate Read OutLoud: To start the read Out Loud feature, go to View on the Menu bar, follow the pop up menu down to Read Out Loud, and click on the Read Out Loud option. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 13
  14. 14. Path to Read Out Loud (continued): To tell your avatar what to read, go again to View, Read Out Loud and select either Read This Page Only or Read to the End of Document. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 14
  15. 15. How many steps did we use?Count them: 1 . 2 .. 3 . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 15
  16. 16. Earning Certificates and Kung FuKomputing Belts.To help reward you for your efforts to learn aboutcomputers, we have provided your teacher withtwo fun things:1. Certificates that you can mount on your wall athome.2. Points that you can earn as you work to becomea black belt Kung Fu Komputing champion. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 16
  17. 17. Or, not.Before you can earn certificates and belts, youMUST be the best possible student possible.You cannot cheat, disturb your classmates, ormisuse your computer.You must obey ALL of the rules OR we haveinstructed your teacher to cancel all rewardsprograms. Can you do this? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 17
  18. 18. Quick Links• Click here to begin the Adventure One, Part One.• Click here for the STEM Man Project• Click here to see TechApps TEKS for thei Grade.• Click here to see Foundation Curriculum TEKS for this Grade.• Click here for Teacher Notes, Tools Needed, and Resources. Awards, and Kung Fu Komputer Points Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 18
  19. 19. Adventure One, Part One: CPU-PO and the Truly Amazing HumanoidTransformer-like Machine Or…Why Computers are Like People and How They Can Change from One Tool to Another. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 19
  20. 20. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. ‹#›
  21. 21. Do you have a favoritesuperhero?I, CPU-PO, have many superheroes, like myparents, our policemen and firemen, and themembers of our Army, Navy, Marines, AirForce and Coast Guard. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 21
  22. 22. My favorite superhero?There is one person I have chosen as myvbsh (very best superhero) and I havechosen him or her to represent me as myavatar and lead you on these adventures.Can you guess who it is? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 22
  23. 23. Your teacher!Your teacher is one of the most importantpeople you will ever know.He or she will help you learn all about thingslike math and science as well as how to besafe and get along with other people. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 23
  24. 24. Your teacher!Your teacher is not a cartoon character or amake believe movie character but, rather areal life person like my other superheroes.Listen now as your teacher uses his or hervoice to translate my computereze languageand lead you on the best, most funadventures of your lives. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 24
  25. 25. Before you begin…Please be sure that you have watched orread the first chapter in this story, calledThe Adventure Begins, and have done eachof the steps required.I’ll repeat them on the next slide. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 25
  26. 26. Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down your computer (I’ll bet you already know)? TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 26
  27. 27. Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down your computer (I’ll bet you already know)?• Create a desktop folder where you can store all your fun projects? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 27
  28. 28. Before you begin:• Did you learn how to start (boot) and shut down your computer (I’ll bet you already know)?• Create a desktop folder where you can store all your fun projects?• Learn how to open a word processing program, enter your name, and then name and save it? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 28
  29. 29. Word!• And, of course, don’t forget your new vocabulary words.• Look for the yellow underlined text and then carefully write it in your Word! List. TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 29
  30. 30. What will You Learn? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 30
  31. 31. What will you learn?You are going to learn all about computersin this course.By the time you finish these lessons, you willknow more about computers than an eightgrader and your parents combined! Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 31
  32. 32. You will learn how to:Use your computer to practice using thealphabet and to write letters. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 32
  33. 33. You will also learn how to:Use your computer to learn how to countand do math problems like adding,subtracting, multiplying, and dividing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 33
  34. 34. Perhaps, you will learn how tobecome a movie producer!Did you know that you can use yourcomputer to make a book or movie justlike the one you are viewing now?As you learn more and more aboutcomputers, we’ll show you how. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 34
  35. 35. You will also learn how to:Use your computer to find informationabout almost everything and use yournew knowledge to get A’s on yourreport card. A+ Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 35
  36. 36. Yes, you will!By the end of this course, you will know allof this and more. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 36
  37. 37. Answer These Questions:We titled this first adventure the amazinghumanoid transformer like machine. Why?Humanoid means human-like. Why is it likea human? Why might we compare acomputer to a human? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 37
  38. 38. Answer This Question:Why a transformer? Well, it not really atransformer. The transformers you might befamiliar with change shapes, like robots thattransform to cars or buildings.Why did we make this analogy? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 38
  39. 39. Wait for it!In the next part of this first adventure, weare going to ask this question: How is acomputer used?After you complete the lesson, we willonce again ask you “why did we comparea computer to a transformer?” Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 39
  40. 40. More Questions Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 40
  41. 41. What are computer “parts?”In Adventure 5, I will ask people if theycould name and spell all of the parts oftheir computer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 41
  42. 42. In Adventure 7, C.P.U.P.O and theComputer Doctor, I will ask if the peoplewe meet know how to care for theircomputer. In Adventures 8 and 10, I willask how to avoid possible danger whenusing one. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 42
  43. 43. What else will you learn and do?At the end of this adventure, I will introduceyou to Dr. Kneau, our renowned (there’sanother new word for your list) Scientist andMath genius.Dr. Kneau will show you some fun projects youcan do in school or at home- like make anelectric motor, robot, or solar powered toy car. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 43
  44. 44. So, again…What must you do beforebeginning?Its simple: Just have your teacher or parentpresent the chapter called The AdventureBegins.Complete each step necessary for gettingyou ready for these adventures. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 44
  45. 45. What should you do if you don‟tunderstand something the first timeyou hear it?No worries, mate. No one ever does.To make sure you fully understand, we willpresent each new lesson several times andshow you examples on your computer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 45
  46. 46. What should you do if you don‟tunderstand something the first timeyou hear it? (continued)1. Watch the demonstration over and over until it makes sense.2. Try it on your own computer or one in the lab.3. Ask questions. If something isn’t clear, ask your teacher. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 46
  47. 47. Are you ready?Lets play a game to see if you really are ready. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 47
  48. 48. Challenge #1:What does it mean if you encounter (comeacross) a word that is in a different color andunderlined? Think about your answer.Press the Enter or Return key when youare ready to see the correct answer.An underlined word is a new word for yourvocabulary list. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 48
  49. 49. Challenge #2:Where is your vocabulary list found?Press the Enter or Return key to see theanswer.In the desktop folder named “Projects.”TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 49
  50. 50. Challenge #3:How do you create a desktop folder for aPC?Press the Enter or Return key to see theanswer.Right click on your screen and chooseNew, then Folder. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 50
  51. 51. How do you do?If you answered all of the questionscorrectly, you are ready to begin Adventure#1: CPU-PO and the Amazing HumanoidTransformer-like Machine. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 51
  52. 52. What is a computer? Do you know what a computer is?TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 52
  53. 53. My Quest: Define Computer.As I traveled across cyber land, I had agoal: learn what a computer is and how it isused.So, as I met new people, I asked them twoquestions: 1. What is a computer? And, 2)How is a computer used at home or inschool?Here is what I learned: Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 53
  54. 54. My first human was a teenager named AndyApathy.I asked him what a computer was. He said:“It’s a game machine and that’s all I careabout.” Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 54
  55. 55. My second human was a teacher namedAna Logg.She told me that a computer was a tool thatstudents could use to find information andenhance their learning. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 55
  56. 56. My third human was our famous scientist,Doctor Kneau.For him a computer was also a tool, but avery powerful one that enabled him toassemble much data and make manycalculations.TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 56
  57. 57. My fourth human was a lady who told methat a computer was a machine used tocommunicate with her friends, parents, andchildren. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 57
  58. 58. Were these peoplesmarter than a First Grader? Lets find out. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 58
  59. 59. Wow! Four different answers.Who was correct?As you study, you will learn the answer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 59
  60. 60. This is the end of projection #1.Discuss the questions that CPU- PO asked and the answers he received. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 60
  61. 61. Projection Lesson #2:Where Are Computers Found or Used? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 61
  62. 62. Where can you find computers?Can you think of all the places a computercan be found? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 62
  63. 63. How is a computer used?In Part One of my adventure, I askedpeople to tell me what a computer is.Often they answered by telling me howthey used it: for communication,research, organization, writing, and soon. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 63
  64. 64. Do you have a computer at home? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 64
  65. 65. What do you use it for? Playing games? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 65
  66. 66. Emailing grandparents andfriends? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 66
  67. 67. Planning family events likevacations? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 67
  68. 68. What is a computer? Really?Is it a game machine?Is it machine for talking to friends andrelatives?Is it a tool for organizing and planning? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 68
  69. 69. A computer is ALL that-and more!Each of these uses is correct.A computer is a tool for education, work, andcommunication (that is, talking to others).It can also be used to play games. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 69
  70. 70. So, what is a computer and how isit used?A computer is one of the most powerfultools for work, school, communication, andfun ever devised.And, they can be found in one form oranother in many of the things we use eachday. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 70
  71. 71. Computers Everywhere!In this course, we are going to teach youall about computers, and how they canhelp you at school and at home. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 71
  72. 72. Computers Everywhere!But first, I am going to show you a fewexamples of where you can findcomputers in places you never imagined.Watch the next three slides. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 72
  73. 73. Computers can be found at school. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 73
  74. 74. Computers can be found at home. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 74
  75. 75. Computers can be found in Mom’s orDad’s business. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 75
  76. 76. Computers are Everywhere!I showed you a few examples of whereyou can find computers.Now, I will invite you to play a gamecalled, of course, Find the Computer.Its sort of like an Easter egg hunt. I hidethem, you find them. Are you ready? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 76
  77. 77. Find the Hidden ComputersWith your teacher or parent as a guide, see if you canspot the computers that are hidden in each of thesepictures. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 77
  78. 78. Did you find the hidden computers?Probably not. We tricked you! You can’t actually seethem. That’s why we call them “hidden.”Computers are used in all of these places and a lotmore:– Cars.– ATM machines.– Microwave ovens.– Refrigerators.– Cell phones.– And, even toys. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 78
  79. 79. Activity: Find the Hidden ComputersFor your homework assignment, ask your momor dad to help you find more hidden computers.Except, this time, you need to also find out HOWthey are used. Here are a few examples:– Airplanes.– Telephones.– Cruise ships.– Toys.– Kitchen appliances. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 79
  80. 80. Count Them!How many examples of places computers are used canyou count on this screen? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 80
  81. 81. There are 6: 4 51 3 . . . . 6 .2. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 81
  82. 82. How Did You Do?Can you see how a computer can be used to teach you how to count? Be prepared to show yourclassmates all the places you found computers. See who is the winner: the one who found and reported the most. Your teacher may reward you with a certificate. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 82
  83. 83. This is the end of Projection #2. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 83
  84. 84. Lesson #3: How DoComputers Work? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 84
  85. 85. How Do Computers Work?Now that you have seen all the places acomputer may be used, let’s learn morehow they work.As you learn about each part, I will teachyou how to spell its name. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 85
  86. 86. How Do Computers Work?Once again, I asked people I met if theyknow how computers work.Bad news! Only one person, our scientist,Doctor Kneau, knew.Do you know? No? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 86
  87. 87. Computers are like people.Did you know that computers are a lot like people?They work like people or animals in some ways.Go to the next slide and I’ll tell you how. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 87
  88. 88. Computers are like people because:People have brain and I, CPU-PO, am the brain ofthe computer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 88
  89. 89. Computers are like people because:People live inside houses. My fellow partsand I also have a house. We call it a case. CASETA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 89
  90. 90. Computers are like people because:We both have “ears” to hear sounds. You havereal ears to hear sounds like voices and music.And, if you attach a microphone to mycomputer, the computer has a way of hearingalso. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 90
  91. 91. Why are Computers like people?Probably because they were designed by peopleto perform people-like tasks. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 91
  92. 92. Do you like robots?A robot is a computerized device that can bevery much like a person or an animal. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 92
  93. 93. Do you like robots?Did you know that you cannot design, build, orprogram a robot unless you know how to use acomputer? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 93
  94. 94. Did You Get it?Here’s a game you can play to see how wellyou learned about people and computers.For each correct answer, give yourself one(1) Kung Fu Komputer point.Ready? Press the Enter or Return key. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 94
  95. 95. Question #1:What part of a computer helps it to hear?1. Case.2. Microphone.3. Printer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 95
  96. 96. Question #2:What part of a computer is called the“brain?”1. CPU.2. Microphone.3. Printer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 96
  97. 97. Question #3:What part of a computer is like its house?1. Case.2. Microphone.3. Printer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 97
  98. 98. Did you answer the questionscorrectly?Give yourself one point for each correctanswer.Open your desktop folder, access and openthe Kung Fu Komputer file, and enter thenumber of points you earned.Save the file. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 98
  99. 99. Adventure One, Part Two:How Else are Computers Like People? Lets learn are new words and then see. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 99
  100. 100. New Word: FunctionFunction means a job or task.You have jobs or functions like eating,sleeping, and studying.Computers have jobs, also. Lets learn aboutthem.TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 100
  101. 101. New Word: InputOn the next slide, I am going to use a newword: Output. I’ll spell it for you: INPUTTA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 101
  102. 102. Input means to “put in.” I NP U T Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 102
  103. 103. Input ToolsComputers use special tools (also called“devices”) to input or put in information(also called data).The computers “ears” (the microphone) is atype of input device. What does it put in?Where does it put it? We’ll show you soon. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 103
  104. 104. New Word: ProcessOn the next slide, I am going to use a newword: Process. I’ll spell it for you: PROCESSTA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 104
  105. 105. What does process mean?Process means to change. Its like, well,changing a diaper. Take the dirty one andchange it to a clean one. (No, yourcomputer can’t do that. Sorry!) PROCESS Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 105
  106. 106. Who is in charge of processing?That would be me: CPU-PO. I am a processingdevice.My initials “C P U” stand for Central Processing Unit.What does the PO stand for? I don‟t really know.Maybe they‟ll tell me when I get to the Third Grade!TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 106
  107. 107. New Word: OutputNow, I am going to use another new word:Output. I’ll spell it for you: OUTPUTTA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 107
  108. 108. New Word: Output• Output means to “put something out.”• O U TP U T• Let’s see how we output in computing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 108
  109. 109. When your computer outputs, it takethe processed data and changes it tosomething you can see or work with. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 109
  110. 110. StoreWhen you put your socks and cleanunderwear in a drawer, you are storingthem. Later, when you need them, you canopen your storage place.TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 110
  111. 111. StoreLike people, computers store things too.Your computer can store data, lots of data,in a very small area of the system. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 111
  112. 112. StoreThis data is “invisible.” That means that itcan’t be seen unless it is shown or displayedon an output device.Aren’t you glad you don’t have to find andwear invisible underwear!? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 112
  113. 113. Can you spell Store?We’ll do it for you. Press Enter or Return key6 times slowly and watch the screen andrepeat the letters you see: S T O R E . . . . . STORE . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 113
  114. 114. What did you learn?Computers have 4 jobs of functions:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 114
  115. 115. Did Ya Get it?See how much you remembered aboutcomputer functions.For each correct answer, give yourself one(1) Kung Fu Komputer point.Ready? Press the Enter or return key.TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 115
  116. 116. Question #1:Entering data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 116
  117. 117. Question #1:Entering data is called:1. Inputting. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 117
  118. 118. Question #2:Changing data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 118
  119. 119. Question #2:Changing data is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 119
  120. 120. Question #3:Making data available for viewing is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 120
  121. 121. Question #3:Making data available for viewing is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 121
  122. 122. Question #4:Putting data in a place where you can find itlater is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 122
  123. 123. Question #4:Putting data in a place where you can find itlater is called:1. Inputting.2. Processing.3. Outputting.4. Storing. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 123
  124. 124. How‟d „Ya Do?I showed you 4 questions.How many correct answers di you get? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 124
  125. 125. How many of the questions did youanswer correctly? 1 out of 4 2 out of 4 One fourth or One half or 50%? 25%. 3 out of 4? 4 out of 4? Three fourths or All of them or 74%? 100%? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 125
  126. 126. Did you answer the questionscorrectly?Give yourself one point for each correctanswer.Open your desktop folder, access and openthe Kung Fu Komputer file, and enter thenumber of points you earned.Save the file. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 126
  127. 127. What did you learn?• In Adventure #1, Part One, you learned what a computer is.• In Adventure #1, Part Two, you learned where computers are found.• In Adventure #1, Part Three, you learned what a computer does. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 127
  128. 128. End of Projection #3. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 128
  129. 129. The Computer Song . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 129
  130. 130. Now that you know more about what acomputer is and does, here’s a little song Iwrote to help you remember.The Outputters will put out sound as theysing it for you.Go to the next slide to hear them sing it. Youcan sing along with them. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 130
  131. 131. The Outputters Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 131
  132. 132. My ComputerIt’s got games, a brain, cords, and keysAnd a word processor for my A B C’s.It’ got a CPU and a case for a houseA microprocessor and a long tailed mouse. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 132
  133. 133. It plays my music in the proper tone.And it hears what I’m saying through amicrophone.It’s got a surge protector and a databaseAnd a web connection for CyberSpace. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 133
  134. 134. It’s got PowerPoint for multimediaA dictionary, Thesaurus, and encyclopedia.It’s got desktop icons to keep things neat.It does math computations on a coolspreadsheet. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 134
  135. 135. A camera input can let it see.With Read Out Loud, it can talk to me.It’s used at work and it’s used at schoolIt’s a fun machine and powerful tool. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 135
  136. 136. It’s not a spider but it uses a webTo communicate with my best friend Deb.I input data and it puts it out.Don’t you know what I’m talking about? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 136
  137. 137. I watch DVDs and there’s nothin’ hotterThan the Crocodile Hunter and Harry Potter.It’s got a taskbar, monitor, and video camPlus lots of storage and a bit of RAM. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 137
  138. 138. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. ‹#›
  139. 139. Adventure #1, Part Three The STEM Man Project: Using Your NewKnowledge and Skills . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 139
  140. 140. Meet Doctor Kneau, STEM Man. He is your guide for school and after school science projects, Grades K to 2. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 140
  141. 141. Meet Doctor KneauI am Doctor Kneau. I am very intelligent,well-educated and breathtakingly handsomescientist and math wizard. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 141
  142. 142. What Do I, Doctor Kneau, Know?Following each new CPU-PO adventure, Iwill teach you how to do fun projects that willamaze your friends and help prepare you fora successful future as a scientist, engineer,or dentist. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 142
  143. 143. What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like dinosaurs?Perhaps I will teach you how to “dig” themon your next vacation! Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 143
  144. 144. What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like cars, motorcycles, andairplanes?Perhaps I will teach you how to makemodels that actually work. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 144
  145. 145. What Does Doctor Kneau Know?Do you like animals like whales, dolphins, oreven sharks?I will teach you how to love and protectthem, keeping them away from evil people. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 145
  146. 146. What Must You Know?In order to pursue your favorite projects, youmust study in school and learn many skills. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 146
  147. 147. What Must You Know?You must know how to read and understandthe meaning of many new words. Read me. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 147
  148. 148. What Must You Know?You must know how to solve mathproblems. 2 plus 2 = 4 . X2 +Y2 = Z2 . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 148
  149. 149. What Must You Know?You must know a lot about science. Don’tworry- its fun. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 149
  150. 150. Here‟s Our First Science Projectusing your new knowledge.On the next slide, I have drawn somepictures of computer parts, also called what?I will ask you some questions about them.Lets see how well you can answer. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 150
  151. 151. How many computer parts do you seehere? When you think you have theanswer, press the Enter or Return key. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 151
  152. 152. There are three (3): 1 2 3 Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 152
  153. 153. How many monitors do you see here?When you think you have the answer,press the Enter or Return key. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 153
  154. 154. There are four (4). Count them. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 154
  155. 155. If we remove thje monitors, how manyparts (devices) are left? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 155
  156. 156. The answer is two (2): Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 156
  157. 157. Adventure #1: The End .We made Dr. Kneau disappear. If you would like to learn more computer tricks like this, go to Adventure #7: C.P.U.P.O. and the Magic Box. For dozens of fun science, math, technologyprojects you can do in or after school, please go to the STEM Projects unit on your disk or server. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 157
  158. 158. Move to STEM Unit. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 158
  159. 159. Now, the Projects.You have combined math and computing to countparts.Now, let’s do some real science.Click here to learn how to proceed.Click here for Kindergarten projects.Click here for First Grade projects.Click here for Second Grade projects. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 159
  160. 160. How to Proceed, All Projects.Our goals for these projects are to: – Practice new computer skills. – Learn how to integrate these skills into other areas you are studying. – Introduce you to new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects by having you participate in projects relating to or utilizing (using) one or more of these fields. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 160
  161. 161. How to Proceed (continued).Your job, should you accept this challenge,is to solve a problem:1. Use a computer to enter and save your work.2. Use a form of science to help3. Use online research.4. Work (collaborate) with others5. Conduct yourself in an ethical manner.6. Learn new words and keep your vocabulary list up to date. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 161
  162. 162. How to Proceed (continued).Your job, should you accept this challenge,is to solve a problem:7.Use proper English and punctuation. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 162
  163. 163. Kindergarten Or, age 5 to 6. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 163
  164. 164. Kindergarten Project #1:The Problem: You just heard a weather report on TVsaying that a huge hurricane is coming your way.Discuss with your class ways that can you can use acomputer to help prepare for it, learn more about the storm,and help prepare others like family and friends?TEKS KS 2 (A) ask questions about organisms, objects, and eventsobserved in the natural world;TEKS KS 3 (C) explore that scientists investigate different things in thenatural world and use tools to help in their investigations.TEKS KS 8 (A) observe and describe weather changes from day to dayand over seasons; Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 164
  165. 165. Kindergarten Project #1 (continued):Procedure:TEKS KS (4) (A) collect information using tools, including computers,hand lenses, primary balances, cups, bowls, magnets, collecting nets, andnotebooks; timing devices, including clocks and timers; non-standardmeasuring items such as paper clips and clothespins; weather instrumentssuch as demonstration thermometers and wind socks; and materials tosupport observations of habitats of organisms such as terrariums andaquariums.TEKS KS (4) (B) use senses as a tool of observation to identify propertiesand patterns of organisms, objects, and events in the environment. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 165
  166. 166. Kindergarten Project #2:Problem: Recycling is a great way to save energyaluminum cans can be used to create more aluminumproducts and plastic bottles can be used to create otherproducts, even gasoline.Yet, only a small amount of these are actually recycled.Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be usedto help teach people about recycling and increase theamount of materials recycled.TEKS KS 3: (A) identify and explain a problem such as the impact of littering on the playground and proposea solution in his/her own words.TEKS KS 1 (C): demonstrate how to use, conserve, and dispose of natural resources and materials such asconserving water and reusing or recycling paper, plastic, and metal. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 166
  167. 167. Kindergarten Project #2 (continued):Procedure:TEKS KS (4) (A) collect information using tools, including computers, hand lenses, primary balances, cups,bowls, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices, including clocks and timers; non-standardmeasuring items such as paper clips and clothespins; weather instruments such as demonstrationthermometers and wind socks; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such asterrariums and aquariums; and Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 167
  168. 168. Kindergarten Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an important role in our ecology. But, due to the efforts of humans, many animals like whales, tigers, and even sharks are endangered.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about saving endangered species and form or join support groups. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 168
  169. 169. Kindergarten Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may run in short supply in the not too distant future. Many people around the world are looking for new ways to power our cars and other engines.• Discuss with your class the need for alternative energy sources and how computers can help you learn about progress. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 169
  170. 170. Kindergarten Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects require specialized teaching aids to help students understand them.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about these subjects and provide them with graphic (pictures) to help them understand them. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 170
  171. 171. Kindergarten Project #6:• Add allTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words.TEKS KS 2 (E) communicate observations with others about simpledescriptive investigations.TEKS 2(A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere accessto interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally.TEKS KS 5 (A) observe and record properties of objects, including relativesize and mass, such as bigger or smaller and heavier or lighter, shape, color,and texture. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 171
  172. 172. Kindergarten Project #7:• Magnets and Electricity• Make a magnetTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words.TEKS KS 2 (E) communicate observations with others about simpledescriptive investigations.TEKS 2(A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere accessto interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally.TEKS KS 6 (B) explore interactions between magnets and various materials; Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 172
  173. 173. Kindergarten Project #8:• Above below behind in front of and besideTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words.TEKS KS 2 (E) communicate observations with others about simpledescriptive investigations.TEKS 2(A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere accessto interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally.TEKS KS 6 (C) observe and describe the location of an object in relation toanother such as above, below, behind, in front of, and beside; andTEKS Math K.1 (A) Use one-to-one correspondence and language such asmore than, same number as, or two less than to describe relative sizes of setsof concrete objects. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 173
  174. 174. Kindergarten Project #9: Motion.• PP animationsTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words.TEKS KS 2 (E) communicate observations with others about simpledescriptive investigations.TEKS 2(A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere accessto interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally.TEKS KS 6 (D) observe and describe the ways that objects can move such asin a straight line, zigzag, up and down, back and forth, round and round, andfast and slow. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 174
  175. 175. Kindergarten Project #10: Water.• PTEKS KS 2 (D) record and organize data and observations using pictures,numbers, and words.TEKS KS 2 (E) communicate observations with others about simpledescriptive investigations.TEKS 2(A) use communication tools that allow for anytime, anywhere accessto interact, collaborate, or publish with peers locally and globally.TEKS KS 7 (B) observe and describe physical properties of natural sources ofwater, including color and clarity;. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 175
  176. 176. Kindergarten Project #11: Calendars and Timelines.• P TEKS KS 8 (B) identify events that have repeating patterns, including seasons of the year and day and night; Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 176
  177. 177. Project 12 How are computers NOTlike people or animals?We made several analogies about the ways a computermay be like a person or even an animal.Are they really the same? Do computers have arms legswings or fins that they can use to move around?Computers have been designed to duplicate some humanactions. But, are they really the same? In your STEMProjects folder, you will find a fun project that you can useto compare computers and animals and perhaps make aanimal-like robot.TEKS KS 2 (B) plan and conduct simple descriptive investigations such asways objects move; Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 177
  178. 178. Project 12 Animal LikeTEKS KS 2 (B) plan and conduct simple descriptive investigations such as ways objects move;TEKS KS 9 (A) differentiate between living and nonliving things based upon whether they have basicneeds and produce offspring; andTEKS KS 9(B) examine evidence that living organisms have basic needs such as food, water, andshelter for animals and air, water, nutrients, sunlight, and space for plants. TA TEKS 6A . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 178
  179. 179. Kindergarten Project #13: Quantities• P TEKS Math K.1 (B) Use sets of concrete objects to represent quantities given in verbal or written form (through 20). TEKS Math K.1 (C) use numbers to describe how many objects are in a set (through 20) using verbal and symbolic descriptions. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 179
  180. 180. Kindergarten Project #14: Position• P TEKS Math K.2 A: Use language such as before or after to describe relative position in a sequence of events or objects. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 180
  181. 181. Kindergarten Project #15: Position• P TEKS Math K.2 B: Name the ordinal positions in a sequence such as first, second, third, etc. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 181
  182. 182. Kindergarten Project #16: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 B: explain why a given part is half of the whole. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 182
  183. 183. Kindergarten Project #17: Addition and Subtraction• P TEKS Math K.4 Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student models addition (joining) and subtraction (separating). The student is expected to model and create addition and subtraction problems in real situations with concrete objects. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 183
  184. 184. Kindergarten Project #18: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 B: explain why a given part is half of the whole. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 184
  185. 185. Kindergarten Project #19: Position• Over under TEKS Math K.7 A describe one object in relation to another using informal language such as over, under, above, and below. TEKS Math K.7 B place an object in a specified position. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 185
  186. 186. Kindergarten Project #16: Position• P TEKS Math K.3 A: share a whole by separating it into two equal parts. TEKS Math K.3 B: explain why a given part is half of the whole. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 186
  187. 187. Kindergarten Project #20: MiscTEKS Math K.10 B: compare the areas of two flat surfaces of two-dimensional figures(covers more, covers less, or covers the same).TEKS Math K.11 A compare events according to duration such as more time than orless time than. TEKS Math K.11 B sequence events (up to three).TEKS Math K.11 C read a calendar using days, weeks, and months.TEKS Math K.13 A: identify mathematics in everyday situations;.TEKS Math K.13 B: solve problems with guidance that incorporates the processes ofunderstanding the problem, making a plan, carrying out the plan, and evaluating thesolution for reasonableness.TEKS Math K.13 C: select or develop an appropriate problem-solving strategy includingdrawing a picture, looking for a pattern, systematic guessing and checking, or acting itout in order to solve a problem.TEKS Math K.13 D: use tools such as real objects, manipulatives, and technology tosolve problems.TEKS Math K.14 A communicate mathematical ideas using objects, words, pictures,numbers, and technology.TEKS Math K.14 B relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.TEKS Math K.15: Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student useslogical reasoning. The student is expected to justify his or her thinking using objects,words, pictures, numbers, and technology. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 187
  188. 188. First Grade . Or age 6 to 8. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 188
  189. 189. First Grade, Project #1:• The Problem: You just heard a weather report on TV saying that a huge hurricane is coming your way.• Discuss with your class ways that can you can use a computer to help prepare for it, learn more about the storm, and help prepare others like family and friends? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 189
  190. 190. First Grade, Project #2:• Problem: Recycling is a great way to save energy aluminum cans can be used to create more aluminum products and plastic bottles can be used to create other products, even gasoline.• Yet, only a small amount of these are actually recycled.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about recycling and increase the amount of materials recycled. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 190
  191. 191. First Grade, Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an important role in our ecology. But, due to the efforts of humans, many animals like whales, tigers, and even sharks are endangered.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about saving endangered species and form or join support groups. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 191
  192. 192. First Grade, Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may run in short supply in the not too distant future. Many people around the world are looking for new ways to power our cars and other engines.• Discuss with your class the need for alternative energy sources and how computers can help you learn about progress. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 192
  193. 193. First Grade, Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects require specialized teaching aids to help students understand them.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about these subjects and provide them with graphic (pictures) to help them understand them. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 193
  194. 194. Second Grade . Or, age 6 to 8. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 194
  195. 195. Second Grade, Project #1:• The Problem: You just heard a weather report on TV saying that a huge hurricane is coming your way.• Discuss with your class ways that can you can use a computer to help prepare for it, learn more about the storm, and help prepare others like family and friends? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 195
  196. 196. Second Grade, Project #2:• Problem: Recycling is a great way to save energy aluminum cans can be used to create more aluminum products and plastic bottles can be used to create other products, even gasoline.• Yet, only a small amount of these are actually recycled.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about recycling and increase the amount of materials recycled. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 196
  197. 197. Second Grade, Project #3:• Animals are not only loyal pets but also play an important role in our ecology. But, due to the efforts of humans, many animals like whales, tigers, and even sharks are endangered.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about saving endangered species and form or join support groups. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 197
  198. 198. Second Grade, Project #4:• The gasoline used to power our family cars may run in short supply in the not too distant future. Many people around the world are looking for new ways to power our cars and other engines.• Discuss with your class the need for alternative energy sources and how computers can help you learn about progress. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 198
  199. 199. Second Grade, Project #5:• Math, computing, and many science subjects require specialized teaching aids to help students understand them.• Discuss with your class ways that a computer can be used to help teach people about these subjects and provide them with graphic (pictures) to help them understand them. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 199
  200. 200. The EndWe made Dr. Kneau disappear. If you would like to learn more computer tricks like this, go toAdventure #2: C.P.U.P.O. and the Magic Box . Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 200
  201. 201. TA TEKS K-2• TEKS 1(D) Create and execute steps to accomplish a task.• TEKS 1(E) Evaluate and modify steps to accomplish a task.• TEKS 6(B) Use appropriate digital tools and resources for storage, access, file management, and collaboration.• TEKS 6(D) Use a variety of input, output, and storage devices.
  202. 202. Checklist• TEKS on slides• Curriculum TEKS added• What will you do?• What will you learn?• How will you use this in school?• How will you use this to solve a problem?• New words• Games/Quizzes/Projects Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 202
  203. 203. I’m Ana Logg!Hi, Boys and Girls!My name is Ana Logg and I will help yourteacher for these lessons. Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 203
  204. 204. I’m Ana Logg!I’m so excited about teaching you that Ican’t sit still.Let’s learn all about computers.Are you ready to learn? Adventure #1: The Amazing Humanoid Transformer-like Machine. 204

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