Computer Facts: Lesson for Kids


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How did the earliest machines and computers get information to know which functions to perform?

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1. Who first came up with the idea of a machine that could calculate or compute anything?

2. What was the name of what many consider to be the first modern computer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo can help you see how much you know about computer facts. You will need to know about the history of computers for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The person who created a computer language in 1953 that was the first version of coding
  • The name of the company considered to be the first modern computer
  • How the earliest machines and computers got information to know which functions to perform
  • The person who first came up with the idea that a machine could calculate or compute anything

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the newer technology that can print objects that are not flat
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on computers
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about people who have impacted the computer industry

Additional Learning

You can review more about computers thanks to the lesson called Computer Facts: Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you:

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