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GCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE Computers What is a Computer System?
An introduction to Computer Systems
Activity 1 Drag the pictures to the correct categories, computer systems or not: Computer Systems Non-Computer Systems
Activity 2 List the inputs and outputs of each of the Computer Systems below: Device Name Laptop Washing Machine Calculator Xbox 360 Smart Phone Digital Watch Microwave Inputs Outputs
Activity 3 Create a crossword based on input and output devices using the online crossword generator linked below. When you have finished print your crossword and get your learning partner to solve your puzzle.
Activity 4 Complete this gap fill activity, click the image below:
Components The internal parts of the system that deals with the inputs and outputs are known as the components: What’s in here?
Activity 6 – Practical Task In groups you are going to take a computer apart and identify the following:
Activity 7 – Digital Poster Task You need to design a digital poster to go on the TV in corridor. It needs to teach other students about the components of a computer system.
Activity 8 – Homework Task Complete the key components table using the names and descriptions found in the notes section of this slide: Image Name Description RAM All computers use a graphics card to convert processed data into a form that can be displayed on a monitor Hard Disk Drive All the components of a computer system are connected to this, allowing them to communicate with each other.