IB Year 2 Higher Level Computer Science

Monday 25 January 2021 - Block 4, Room C152
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Daily Note

  1. Networks 
    1. What is the IP address of the computer you are using?
    2. What is the router you are connected to?
    3. What is the address of the DNS server you are using to resolve IP to domain names?
    4. Ping a friends computer. Only allow for a brief time, please! 
    5. review: Data packet 
    6. learn: Network speed 
    7. activity: draw a diagram of your network at home
    8. learn: network hardware
    9. clarify: what is the difference between a switch and a router?


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Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Networking.

The essential questions for this topic are:

How does a computer network really work?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about networking (which is connected to today's daily note), please click here .

We are learning this because as a designers must understand scientific and technical innovation. Designers use systems, models, methods, and processes to solve problems.


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Reminders & routines:

Please read and follow these reminders:

  1. IF today ==  testing_day_for_me:
         remember to go get tested!
  2. IF today == Friday:
  3. Please check now: is visual studio code working from my programming folder?