7.2 Look Inside

Unit Resources

You will look at what the different parts of a computer do and how they work together.

Sections

Success Criteria

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2. Describe what a computer system is.

1.List different digital devices.

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1.List a range of different inputs and outputs
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5. Compare and contrast RAM and ROM.

4. Explain RAM and ROM.

3. Describe RAM And ROM.

2. Identify characteristics of RAM and ROM.

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5. Explain the stages of the FDE cycle.

4. Describe the stages of the FDE cycle.

2. Order the cycle of the CPU.

1 Lesson

3. Describe target audience.

2. Recognise a target audience for a product.

2. Describe the purpose of particular products. 

1. List purpose of products.

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5. Use success criteria to evaluate success.

4. Use suitable success criteria when developing products.

3. Generate suitable success criteria.

2. Generate some success criteria.

3 Lessons

6. Combine success criteria with feedback to evaluate success.

5. Use success criteria to evaluate success.

4. Use suitable success criteria when developing products.

1 Lesson

4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different storage methods.

2. Describe the different methods of storage.

1. List different storage methods.

2 Lessons

4. Explain open source and proprietary software.

3. Describe open source and proprietary software.

2. Identify features of open source and proprietary software.

1. List open source and proprietary software.

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4. Describe the tasks that some utility software perform.

3. Explain the difference between hardware and software.

2. List utility software.

 
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4. Explain the main functions of the operating system. 

Explain the difference between system software and utility software.

3. Describe the main functions of the operating system.

3 Lessons

6. Combine success criteria with feedback to evaluate success.

5. Use success criteria to evaluate success.

4. Use suitable success criteria when developing products.

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