Information Technology

 

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All tasks to be set by the Examiner:

1. Technical. A Scout is required to explain the functions of the following:

Sound card; Modem; Motherboard; CD / DVD Drive; USB storage; Monitor;
Keyboard; Graphics card; Hard Disk.

2. Maintenance A Scout is to demonstrate how to carry out maintenance and explain why it is necessary, areas covered should be:

De-fragment Hard Disks
Checking for viruses
Update drivers/ programs

3. General Usage: The Scout should be able to demonstrate the uses of the computer / device:

Entertainment (Games, music, watching DVDs)
 Excel—show how to set up an account document
 Publisher- Make a poster advertising your Group.
 Word- Produce a camp letter and program
 Power point- Produce a presentation of a camp or hike.

4. Internet Usage: The Scout should be able to demonstrate the uses of the device (computer, phone, tablet, ipad etc) on the internet 

a) send an e-mail.
b) communicate with another Scout using an online program of their choice.

5. Safety: The Scout should also be able to explain

a) how to stop getting hacked.
 
 b) how to stay safe when online.