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Computer Anatomy Notes

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
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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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