Introduction to computer systems for Year 8 students.
The aim of this unit of work is to build upon the knowledge and understanding of computer systems developed within Year 7 Computer Science: Computer Systems.
What are we learning?
Explain factors affecting CPU performance.
Number of Cores
RAM, ROM and Virtual Memory – understanding of differences between volatile and non-volatile memory.
Explain factors affecting secondary storage.
Understand the Fetch – Execute Cycle.
This unit of work includes a range of information and activities to develop student knowledge and understanding of computer systems.
A final assessment is also included.
Teacher answer powerpoint also included.
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