Learning About Computing
The history of computing and the people who drove it forward
The IT crowd
Influential people in the history of computing
Turing: Machines and Patterns
Father of computer science, mathematician, logician, wartime codebreaker, victim of prejudice
Discover more about early Apple computers
Tim Berners-Lee: World Wide Web
The father of the world wide web
Ada Lovelace: First Programmer
The Victorian woman who traded in poems for coding and is recognised as the first programmer
Lamarr: Frequency Hopping
Discover how a Hollywood actress helped develop WiFi
The history of computers
Learn more about computer hardware and how its changed over the years
From Computer to Smart World
Explore from the first typewriters and calculating machines to present-day robots
India's First Digital Computer
Learn about story of the first mainframe general-purpose computer in India
Torres Quevedo's Calculating Machines
The analog calculators that could solve complex equations
Fully Automatic: How Robots Found Their Feet
How robotics influences people's lives and thoughts
Discover the technologies that have existed for decades
Predictions for the future
Who's Afraid of Artificial Intelligence?
How AI will help us to improve our daily life
25 Moments That Defined AI
Will computers overtake humans within the next 100 years?
21 Ways You Can Interact with AI
Exploring the evolution of the relationship between humans and technology
AI: More Than Human
Find out more about artificial intelligence, what it is, how it's used.
Who REALLY invented that?
The extraordinary stories behind ordinary objects
Who Invented Emoji?
The epic rise of the eggplant
Who Invented The Internet?
Log onto humanity’s big invention story
Who Invented The Computer?
Here’s the story, bit by bit
Who Invented 3D Printing?
And will it really trigger a revolution?
Applied digital skills
Five video courses to help students improve their computer skills
Make Art Inspired by Frida Kahlo
Create a pixel art self portrait in Sheets inspired by the Queen of the self portrait
Make Your Own space Shuttle Adventure
Collaborate with peers to create a presentation in Slides after investigating the Space Shuttle
Quiz Classmates About the Palace of Versailles
Create and share a quiz in Forms after a visit to the palace
Go On A Scavenger Hunt Through Italy
Complete a scavenger hunt in Slides after taking The Grand Tour
Explore the History of Humankind in Kenya
Make a crossword puzzle in Sheets after discovering How Kenya Became the Cradle of Humankind
Downloadable computer lesson plan
A lesson plan that can be used in the classroom or given to students to work through at their own pace
Beyond the Computer
Learn about the history, the mechanics and the future of the computer
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