Parts of a Computer


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The parts of a computer slideshow for grades 3-4. Includes a quiz and activity. The activity is supposed to have the students act out the parts of a computer.

*ROM is READ ONLY MEMORY - I had a typo...sorry!

Parts of a Computer

  1. 1. The Parts of a Computer
  2. 2. The TOWER contains all of the parts of a computer
  3. 3. The MOTHERBOARD is the backbone of a computer – all other parts plug into it
  4. 4. The CPU ( C entral P rocessing U nit) is the brain of a computer – it tells the other parts what to do
  5. 5. The RAM ( R andom A ccess M emory) is the temporary memory of a computer
  6. 6. The ROM ( R andom O nly M emory) is the permanent memory of a computer
  7. 7. An INPUT DEVICE lets you TALK TO the computer
  8. 8. An OUTPUT DEVICE lets the computer TALK TO you
  9. 10. The MOTHERBOARD is the of a computer <ul><li>Brains </li></ul><ul><li>Backbone </li></ul><ul><li>Foot </li></ul>
  10. 11. ROM is the memory of a computer <ul><li>Permanent </li></ul><ul><li>Smart </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary </li></ul>
  11. 12. The CPU is the of a computer <ul><li>Brains </li></ul><ul><li>Backbone </li></ul><ul><li>Foot </li></ul>
  12. 13. RAM is the memory of a computer <ul><li>Permanent </li></ul><ul><li>Smart </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary </li></ul>
  13. 14. An example of an INPUT DEVICE is: <ul><li>Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse </li></ul>
  14. 15. An example of an OUTPUT DEVICE is: <ul><li>Keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>OBJECTIVE:  To teach students basic computer skills and tools as per the NJDOE Technology Standard 8.1.4a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use basic technology vocabulary (8.1.4a.1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made by Matt Shea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lopatcong School District </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>