Lesson focuses on cloud computing, another buzz word that has come up in today’s world of computers. Though there are dozens of definitions on cloud computing, there seems to be no consensus on what a cloud is. This lesson strives to help students understand the concept of cloud computing and its possibilities.
Learn about cloud computing.
Learn about the current trend in computing and its future scope.
Learn how to install multiple guest OS in a host OS (virtualization).
Learn about a file sharing utility.
Anticipated learner outcomes
How to install multiple guest OS in a host OS using VMware player to introduce virtualization; the key concept behind cloud computing.
How to create an account in a file sharing utility such as CloudMe.
Students learn how cloud computing impacts the present world. This lesson plan enables students to use cloud facilities like CloudMe, and teaches them to install and run multiple operating systems in a host OS. They also work in groups and share their experiences with the class.
Teacher Resource Documents (attached)
Student Worksheets (attached)
Student Resource Sheets (attached)
Cloud computing bible (ISBN-978-0-470-90356-8)
Cloud Computing for dummies (ISBN-978-0-470-48470-8)
The cloud at your service (ISBN-978-1-935182-52-8)
Optional Writing Activity
Write an essay or a paragraph exploring the early history and future applications of cloud computing.