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Energy Vampires

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Title:

Energy Vampires

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/arct14.sci.grnvampire/energy-vampires/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Interactive/Game

Overview:

An "energy vampire" is an electronic device that drinks power even when it is not being used. Like computers in standby mode or chargers that are done charging. Spooky, huh? Take a look at this slideshow, from The Greens, and slay the energy vampires in your house! The Greens is a website for kids from WGBH about sustainability and green living.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will demonstrate responsible uses of devices when given support and guidance from an adult.
  • will demonstrate responsible uses of software when given support and guidance from an adult.
  • will explain why safety is important when using computing devices and the internet.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • personal information
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to use devices responsibly.
  • how to use software responsibly.
  • how to explain internet safety rules.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • demonstrate responsible uses of devices such as keeping them clean, correct methods for use guided by an adult.
  • demonstrate responsible uses of software guided by an adult.
  • explain why safety is important when using computing devices and the internet.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • they must use and care for equipment carefully.
  • they should use software that an adult has approved.
  • rules are important to follow when using a computer for their safety.
  • Digital Literacy and Computer Science
    DLIT (2018)
    Grade: 2
    R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

    Unpacked Content
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students:
    • will demonstrate responsible uses of devices independently.
    • will demonstrate responsible uses of software independently.
    • will explain what is personal information and what pieces of personal information should or should not be shared with others online.
    • will explain the importance of following internet safety when using computing devices online.
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • use devices responsibly.
    • use software responsibly.
    • explain internet safety rules.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    • demonstrate responsible uses of devices, on their own such as keeping them clean, correct methods for use.
    • demonstrate responsible uses of software on their own.
    • explain why safety is important when using computing devices and the internet.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • they have a responsibity to use devices correctly and care for them.
    • they should only use software that an adult has approved.
    • computing devices can be very helpful but it is important to follow safety rules.
    Digital Literacy and Computer Science
    DLIT (2018)
    Grade: 3
    R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

    Unpacked Content
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students will:
    • identify ways to be safe using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
    • demonstate how to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
    • apply strategies to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
    Teacher Vocabulary:
    • personal safety
    • digital device
    • digital citizenship
    • personal information
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • strategies to be safe while using digital devices which include protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    • create and use passwords which are only shared with their parents.
    • log off of digital device when no longer using it.
    • explain why you should not share personal information with others online.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • passwords are important to have and not share.
    • logging out of resources and devices protect your accounts and information.
    • you should never share personal information with others online.
    Digital Literacy and Computer Science
    DLIT (2018)
    Grade: 4
    R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

    Unpacked Content
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students will:
    • identfy ways to be safe using digital devices.
    • demonstate how to be safe when using digital devices.
    • apply strategies to be safe when using digital devices.
    Teacher Vocabulary:
    • personal safety
    • digital device
    • digital citizenship
    • personal information
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • strategies to be safe while using digital devices.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    • create and use passwords which are only shared with their parents or teacher.
    • log off of digital device when no longer using it.
    • explain why you should not share personal information with others online.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • passwords are important to have and not share
    • logging out of resources and devices protect your accounts and information.
    • you should never share personal information with others online.
    Digital Literacy and Computer Science
    DLIT (2018)
    Grade: 5
    R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

    Unpacked Content
    Evidence Of Student Attainment:
    Students will:
    • identify ways to be safe using digital devices.
    • demonstate how to be safe when using digital devices.
    • apply strategies to be safe when using digital devices.
    Teacher Vocabulary:
    • personal safety
    • digital device
    • digital citizenship
    • personal information
    Knowledge:
    Students know:
    • strategies to be safe while using digital devices.
    Skills:
    Students are able to:
    • create and use passwords which are only shared with their parents or teacher.
    • log off of digital device when no longer using it.
    • explain why you should not share personal information with others online.
    Understanding:
    Students understand that:
    • passwords are important to have and not share.
    • logging out of resources and devices protect your accounts and information.
    • you should never share personal information with others online.
    Tags: device, energy, safe use
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    Author: Stephanie Carver