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  1. Hardware Unit Name: Mrs. Julie Buford Course and Grade Level: 8th Grade Keyboarding Software Selected: Powerpoint

  2. Hardware Unit By the end of this unit, you will be able to: Identify major computer parts and what they do Do you know what parts make a computer work? Graphic by: www.simplepc.com Quick Menu Click here to take the review quiz

  3. CPUCentral Processing Unit Graphic by www.msi-computer.nl/.../cpu_clip.jpg BRAIN OF THE COMPUTER Runs Your Programs

  4. RAM (Random Access Memory) • Short Term Memory • What you see on the computer stored there • 64 MB or more • Graphic by: www.patik.com/tools/computer/ram.jpg

  5. ROM • Permanent memory for data that stays the same

  6. BIOS • Type of ROM • Basic Input/output system • Makes sure chips, hard drives, ports and CPU work together

  7. Virtual Memory • Place on hard disk that stores data as it goes in and out of RAM

  8. Routes paths Of Computer Parts Motherboard All parts connected to • Graphic by: www.techwarelabs.com/.../4beav_board.jpg

  9. Power supply • Powers Everything • Regulates electric current

  10. Hard Drive • Long Term Memory • Programs stored here • Settings stored here • 10 Gigabyte or more of memory Graphic by: www2.grynx.com/.../IMG_4978.JPG

  11. Operating System • Software that lets user work with computer • Examples include: Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Vista

  12. Modem • Connects you to the Internet • What is the Cost? • DSL, Cable, Dialup • DSL-over phone line • Cable-uses the cable like on your Cable TV • Graphic by: ludit.kuleuven.be/internet/kotnet/upc-modem-l...

  13. Video Card Makes video programs faster *Translates image information so it can be shown on monitor Need 32 MB or More Video intensive programs Graphic by: www.cuc.fr/.../cartesvideoson/30474.jpg

  14. Why do we need to know this? Careers Fixing a computer Buying a computer

  15. Buying a Computer • Technology changes fast • Research the Internet • Know what you will be using the computer for

  16. Sources: • Tyson, Jeff.  "How PCs Work."  05 June 2001.  HowStuffWorks.com. <http://computer.howstuffworks.com/pc.htm>  19 October 2009.

  17. End Products of this Unit Powerpoint Self Check Quiz • Notes Page • Internet Worksheet Hardware Test

  18. Let’s get started And have some fun!!!

  19. PICK ONE Click the question below to take the powerpoint review quiz. Click the picture below to start the written worksheet.