Tech Terms Software Hardware Web 2.0 Programs

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

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