What is a MODEM?
A device that allows computers to communicate with each other over the phone.
What is a cable?
It is something used to connect peripheral devices to a computer.
What is the CPU?
What does the CPU do?
It carries out all the functions needed to control the operations within it.
How is the Central Processing Unit called?
What is a CD-ROM?
It is used to store large quantities of informations which will be used by a computer.
What does CLIP ART mean?
It means a collection of graphics within a program.
What is an E-MAIL?
One of the systems that allows you to send messages from your computer to other computers.
What is ELECTRONIC MAIL?
It is another name for e-mail.
What is a Bounce?
A message that is returned to your e-mail address and does not reach the addressee.
What is an INTERNET BROWSER?
The software that lets a computer show Web pages and displays them on a screen.
What is a HOME PAGE?
It is the starting point for browsing the Internet.
What is a BOOKMARK?
It is what allows marking a page and then adding its URL to a list.
What is CACHE?
It is the space your browser uses to store pages.
What is HTML?
It is the language in which the World Wide Web documents are written.
What does HTML stand for?
Hypertext Markup Language.
What is a LINK?
It is the text or graphic you click on to make a hypertext jump to another page.
What does a SEARCH ENGINE?
It helps you find pages aout specific topics.
What is URL?
It is the address that identifies a Web resource.
What does URL mean?
UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR.
What is REAL AUDIO?
It is a tool that allows you to hear and record sounds from the Internet.
What is CHAT?
It is a communication tool that uses typed words rather than speech.
What does COPYRIGHT mean?
It is the legal protection for the author of a program forbidding unauthorised copies of software.
What does a DATABASE enable you to do?
It enables you to manipulate, store, record, and retrieve data from a collection of related files.
What is a DISK?
It is a device that stores information.
What is an ICON?
It is a small picture representation or symbol of a computer command or function.
What does INTERNET WWW stand for?
It is an enormous network made up of thousands of interconnected smaller networks throughout the entire world.
From: The teachers magazine nº42 EDIBA Pictures from Internet More information: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Whatls.html http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Glossary.html http://www.softweb.vic.edu.au/internet/buzzword.html