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Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing

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Resource:Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing
Provider:Computer History Museum
Summary:Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 4-12, with parental supervision). This website is sponsored by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, where you can virtually explore the exhibit,"Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing." It's an amazing, content-rich overview of the human endeavor to solve problems through tinkering, engineering, invention - as well as accidents and luck!
Description:When you get to the site you'll see a brief introduction, and a sliding panel that displays all of the segments of the exhibit including:
  • Calculators
  • Punched Cards
  • Birth of the Computer
  • Memory & Storage
  • The Art of Programming
  • Digital Logic
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Computer Graphics, Music, and Art
  • Computer Games
  • Personal Computers
  • The Web
  • and much more!
Click on any item in the sliding panel display to learn more about it, or click on the "bubbles" below the screen to follow the exhibit in sequential order. You can also click on the "Topics" tab at the top of the page to get a complete directory of what's in the exhibit.

Each section offers interesting text, photographs, and illustrations along with interactive tools for zooming in on objects to get a better look.

Don't miss the interactive "Timeline" that you can access from the horizontal tab menu at the top of each page. You could spend hours and hours perusing the information that includes biographies of people important to the computing revolution over the past 2,000 years.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Math
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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