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8th Grade Computer Hardware
Input device that uses light or a ball to control the pointer on the screen.
Used for inputting sound into the computer.
Copies a picture or document into the computer
A computer display that enables the user to interact with the computer by touching areas on the screen.
Input device with keys for entering letters, numbers, and special commands.
Used to play games and interactive adventures.
Like a brain it controls information and tells other electronic components what to do.
A device that takes what you view on the monitor and puts it on paper.
Output device that allows you to privately hear sound from your computer.
An electronic visual display for computers.
Used to display computer information to large audiences.
Output device that allows you to hear sound from your computer.
Computers connected locally, sharing a common hard drive.
A type of memory which stores data temporarily in your computer, this data is then lost when your computer is switched off.
The primary storage device in a computer. Usually labeled Drive letter C.
Uses light to store and read various formats of CD's and DVD's.
Flash Based storage for mobile computing.
A video capture device that is connected to a computer or computer network, often using a USB port or, if connected to a network, ethernet or Wi-Fi.
Bar Code Reader
An electronic device for reading printed bar codes.
A free or prepaid online storage service on the Internet.
A small card, typically with dimensions of about 2 × 3 inches (5 × 8 centimeters), that can store information, usually in integrated circuits or magnetic strips.
A storage device used especially for digitally transmitting music.
The flow of information from you to the computer.
What the computer does with input and output.
The flow of information from the computer to you.
A place to hold data or information.
a circuit board that contains all of the computer system's main components.
a camera that encodes an image digitally and store it for later reproduction