In this learning activity, you'll examine the different ways in which computers and other equipment are physically connected in local area networks and the advantages and disadvantages of each topology.
In this learning activity you'll examine how routers transfer data between local area networks and the Internet.
Learners observe animations showing how data is converted between serial and parallel flow.
In this learning activity you'll explore the process that servers follow to take a name entered on a computer browser and convert it to an IP address.
In this learning activity you'll explore the IPv4 IP address scheme and the planned conversion to IPv6.
In this learning activity you'll examine the format of an IP address and interpret the octet by converting between decimal and binary numbers.
You'll explore the three main services of cloud computing: Software as a service, Platform as a Service, and Infrastructure as a Service.
In this learning activity, you’ll practice connecting to the Team Foundation Service (TFS) and your local code repository to get existing code.
In this activity you will learn the benefits of SSH, Secure shell, versus plain FTP.
In this learning activity, you’ll be introduced to what the CRC is, the technology behind it, and how it’s performed.
Learners use this Structured Query Language tutorial to gain an understanding of how a SELECT statement is built. This learning object has audio content.
In this learning activity you'll explore how computers connected on a network use Ethernet technology.
In this interactive learning object, the student matches the names of software with their definitions and categorizes computer terms according to the appropriate software.
Learners listen to a lecture given during the early days of nanotechnology titled, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” Dr. Richard Feynman made the presentation to the American Physical Society on December 29, 1959. Animation makes this lecture fun to absorb.
In this animated object, learners examine how a gateway server operates.
Learners view animations showing how hubs and switches work in local area network configurations.
Learners view the seven segments of an Ethernet frame and the types of information each represents.
Learners identify the advantages and disadvantages of four versions of high speed Ethernet. A short quiz completes the activity.
Learners read about how universities, government agencies, energy companies, and nanotech firms are working together to use nanotechnology to help produce clean water for consumption.
In this learning activity you'll examine how network address translation works.
In this learning activity you'll examine a stateful packet inspection firewall that keeps track of legitimate Internet service requests, also known as dynamic packet filtering.
In this learning activity you'll create a packet filter.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a large computer network is configured.
In this learning activity you'll discover what the Raspberry Pi is, how it's used, and some projects you can do at home.
Explore what DDoS attacks are, the methods used to carry them out, and how to prevent them.