Cyber foundations 1st 9 weeks Vocabulary

Computer

a programmable electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data

Keyboard

A board made of keys which, along with a mouse, serves as a primary input device for a computer.

Home row

The keys to which the four fingers of each hand should return as a base when touch typing.

Mouse

A hand operated pointer device that, along with a keyboard, serves as a primary input device for a computer.

Menu Bar

The horizontal strip that contains list of available menus for a certain program.

Website

A collection of web pages

Internet

an international computer network used for many kinds of electronic communications

Software

Lines of computer code written by programmers that tell the computer what to do. Also known as a program or application.

Hardware

The physical parts of a computer and all related devices