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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


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


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


CPU processes all information


where information is stored until needed


where the processing of data takes place


random access memory


read only memory

hard drive

the storage area for programs and data


higher storage capacity


compact disk-read only memory


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


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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