Sunday, September 30, 2012

Technological Project

The technological project

Definition of a technological project: 
The different activities carried out since one problem arises until we are able to solve it. 

This method of work consists of the following steps:
  1. NEED
    Define the problem
    : the situation that need to be solved is clearly defined.
  2. IDEA
    Look for solutions
    : searching for information, analyzing similar objects, raising different solutions and choosing the most appropriate one.
    Design the object
    : in this step the idea is set and it is described in written and graphic form.
    : it has to do with anticipating the jobs that are going to be carried out, handing out the job, obtaining the materials and preparing the tools.
    : it is necessary to manufacture the different parts separately and later put them together.
  6. CHECK
    : one tests how the object works and corrects the design if necessary.
    Communication of results
    : it is necessary to present a technical report in which one describes the whole process.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Hardware: Input devices, processing and output devices

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Hardware: Data storage

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Computers: Hardware and Software

In this topic we're going to study the fundamental parts of computers and what functions they have.
In general terms, the function of computers is to take in data that is inputted by peripherals (keyboard, mouse, stylus etc), process this data using a programme (software) and send it to the exterior again using another peripheral (printer, monitor, storage disk, etc.)

The basics of computer hardware and what the hardware does inside the computer. Discusses RAM, hard drive and processor using a house metaphor. 

A short explanation of how operating systems and programs work together to make computers useful and customizable.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

Technologies make your life easier

What is Technology?  Where is Technology?  Can we live without it?
Do you want the answer? Easy.

Turn off the electricity and water supply, disconnect the telephone and throw away your mobile. Wait just for 30 minutes.

How do you feel?
Answer this question in a comment in this article. Don't forget your course and name and the inicial of your surname.
This challenge should be done on Monday 24. If you have problems with your computer or the Internet, do it in your notebook.
Homer Simpson doing the challenge... after 2 minutes

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Welcome students!

Starting a new highschool year in Pozuelo de Alarcón.

1st A, B, C and D: this year I am going to be your Visual Arts and Technologies teacher. Besides, I will be the hometeacher of some of you, so... I will be many hours with you.
Hope we have a great time learning together!

The coundown is going to start:

We are not going to use any text book. This blog is going to be our 2.0 WebBook. Are you ready?

This is going to be TECHNOLOGIES - 1ST ESO: