Computers Do it All
Smartphones are computers. Tablets tablet JOHNER IMAGES/GETTY IMAGES a flat, rectangular computer that you can carry (noun) I use my tablet to read. and laptops are too. We use them to talk, work, and play. Let’s look at all that computers can do.
Some computer programs program MONKEYBUSINESSIMAGES/GETTY IMAGES a set of instructions that tell a computer what to do (noun) Maria writes computer programs. are for writing. You can take notes about something you are learning.
A computer can send messages. They are called emails. They are delivered deliver FSTOP123—GETTY IMAGES to take something to a person or place (verb) I delivered groceries to my grandmother. when you press “send.”
You can make video calls from a computer. You can see and hear the people on the other end. They can see and hear you too!
Work and Play
Some websites are for games. Some are for watching videos. Others help you learn. One example is timeforkids.com!
Did You Know?
Computers have hardware. These are parts you can see or touch. Here are some examples. Do you know what they are used for?