CT4.05A – The Need to Count

Computers are everywhere but how did we come to need them so much?

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Early computing was mostly about arithmetic, which boils down to counting. The problem though, was that we needed more information from the results of our counting.  


A Summary

 

Minimum Grade Best for students 2nd grade and up
Complexity Level Low
Length 20 minutes / Class
Subject Area Problem with Early Computing

Target Audience

We think this material can be understand by students as young as 2nd grade.

Testing?

YES.  Just like most of our micro-lessons there will be a test after this lesson. We will ask questions requiting a student to reference a chart and translate a hieroglyfic symbol to english. The entire class is 20 minutes long. 15 minutes will be devoted to material and 5 minutes for testing. You will do great. Don't worry. You can always retest again if you aren't able to achieve 80% or better the first time around.