Computers can be programmed to store, retrieve, and perform operations on information. These operations include mathematical calculations, word processing, diagram drawing, and modeling complex events.
For Grades: 6-8
Learning Goal 2
What use can be made of a large collection of information depends upon how it is organized. One of the values of computers is that they are able, on command, to reorganize information in a variety of ways, enabling people to make more and better uses of a collection of information.