I just discovered this great little (portable) screen recorder utility that saves the video file as a GIF file, which is perfect for embedding in websites or ePortfolios.
To download it for yourself, visit http://www.screentogif.com/. Continue reading “ScreenToGif Utility (is awesome!)”
The Turtle Graphics cheatsheet can be accessed as a PDF or in Google Sheets.
These requirements have been determined through class-wide research, discussion, and agreement.
[class brainstorming Google Doc
Materials Supplied by Instructor
- egg (freebie)
- hot glue (freebie)
- straws (4 max)
- paperclips (3 max)
- string (36″ total)
- masking tape (12″ max)
- toothpicks (5 max)
- balloons (2 max)
- Popsicle sticks (4 max)
- cotton balls (6 max)
Materials Supplied by Student
- elastic bands (6 max)
- q-tips (4 max)
- toilet paper (4 squares max)
- marshmallows (4 max)
- popcorn (1 cup max)
- plastic container or can (700 mL max)
- other tape (6″ max)
- parachute (plastic bag)
- wire (12″ max)
- fishing line (in place of string — 36″ max)
- sponge (1, like this only)
- sandwich bag (1)
- corrugated cardboard (35 in2 max)
- bubble wrap (4×4″ max)
- Styrofoam cup (1)
- paper plate (2 max)
- saran wrap (5X5″ max)
- egg carton cup (2 max)
- tennis ball (1/2)
- 6 materials maximum, not including the egg and hot glue
- may use one material x 2 (counts as 2)
- maximum size 6 x 6 x 6 in (15 x 15 x 15 cm)
- effort, level of detail, clarity of materials
- must be done on computer
- Egg Drop:
- 10 marks if no cracks or breakage
- 9 marks if there is a small crack
- 8 marks if there is more than one crack and the membrane is not exposed
- 7 marks if membrane is exposed but there is little or no white liquid exposed
- 6 marks if white liquid has leaked out
- 5 marks if yolk is still entirely intact
- 4 marks if there is some leakage from the yolk
- 3 marks for showing up with your egg vessel!
The report requirements are here
I can always be contacted via email (please see email protocol) or through my “contact me” form or through the Remind service app (preferred).
Remember that I want you to pass, so please take advantage of the communication tools available to you to reach out to me any time you have a question.
Throughout the course we will be using various tools to help our learning:
- Portable Apps
- Diigo (social bookmarking)
- Google Drive
- Google Takeout
- Google Sites (the NEW Google Sites)
- Google Keep
Welcome to the Computer Technology, Communications Technology, and Computer Science class!
If it’s related to computers, this is the class to be in!
Here is a presentation I will be reviewing with you to talk about the differences in the three subjects. I’m also sharing a handout that gives an overview of all the subjects in the Technology department.