Year 8

Unit 2 Technology

In this unit you will be introduced to some technological terminology and the history of computing. You will learn about hardware including input, output and storage devices. You will also look at software including operating systems, applications software and utilities software. You will learn about the main phases in the development of computers from the abacus to the present day and finally the development of the internet and cloud computing. This unit will give you a deeper understanding of technology and make sure you are familiar with common terms which you may have otherwise been too embarrassed to ask about.

Lesson 1 Input Internet Research

Extension Activity

Useful websites:

  1. BBC Bitesize
  2. TeachICT

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