Computer Anatomy Notes

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Students will learn about the parts and components of a computer. They will also learn: 1. Identify basic parts of the computer (both internal and external) 2. Identify the four basic functions of a computer 3. Provide examples of input, output, process and storage devices 4. Describe the differences between inkjet and laser printers

Input

The process of entering information (data) into a computer.

Output

Anything that comes OUT of a computer at us (pictures, sound, audio)

process

CPU processes all information

storage

where information is stored until needed

CPU

where the processing of data takes place

RAM

random access memory

ROM

read only memory

hard drive

the storage area for programs and data

DVD

higher storage capacity

CD-ROM

compact disk-read only memory

monitor

what shows up from the computer made up of tiny dots called pixals

scanner

device that copies text

inkjet printer

something that squirts out fresh ink from a sprinkler type thing onto paper to make the picture that was printed

laser printer

a printer that gathers coler on a roll and then using heat heats it onto the paper

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