Tech Terms
Software
Hardware
Web 2.0
Programs

100

An electronic signal that is either on or off and represented by a 1 or 0.
What is a bit.

100

This term includes the operating system and programs you purchase from an office supply store.
What are the types of software.

100

The part of the hardware of your computer that stores all your programs and files.
What is the hard drive.

100

A way of sending messages from one computer to another.
What is e-mail.

100

The program you would use to create a document like a letter or report.
What is Word.

200

The address on a website located on the world wide web.
What is URL or Uniform Resource Locator.

200

Name an example of software that is represented by an icon on the desktop of your computer in the lab.
What is switchzoo...

200

The piece of computer hardware that is the brains of the computer.
What is the CPU or processor.

200

A website usually maintained by an individual with regular entries.
What is a blog.

200

The program you would use to make a slide show.
What is Power Point.

300

Receiving information from another person's computer over a network and saving it on your own hard drive.
What is download.

300

The operating system used in the computer lab.
What is Windows XP.

300

The part of hardware that acts as the butler.
What is the processor.

300

The name of the web 2.0 program we used to create our wordle.
What is etherpad.

300

A collection of web pages designed to let anyone who accesses to modify or contribute content.
What is a wiki.

400

The blinking line or shape on the screen that tells you where the next character goes.
What is the cursor.

400

The name of two different operating systems.
What is Windows and Mac.

400

The temporary storage space on your computer that is also like the closet in you house.
What is RAM or Random Access Memory.

400

The name of the program we logged in to with our own username and password to upload our avatar slide.
What is student google docs.

400

A box where a column and row intersect in a spreadsheet.
What is a cell.

500

A software program that allows you to explore the World Wide Web.
What is a browser

500

The name of the browser you use in the computer lab.
What is Internet Explorer.

500

The part of hardware that is like the basement of a house.
What is hard drive.

500

The perceived second generation of web development and design that includes social networking sites and, video sharing site, wikis and blogs.
What is web 2.0.

500

The program you would use to create a spreadsheet.
What is Excel.