In this lesson, you will explore what a computer is, the parts of a computer, and how to interact with it
There are many types of computers that are used for everyday tasks. In this lesson, we’ll explore what a computer is, the parts of a computer and how to interact with a computer.
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
- Describe the functions of a computer
- Differentiate between computer hardware and software
- Describe the primary parts of a computer and the use of each part.
Describe the functions of a computer
What is a computer
Nowadays, computers are everywhere, and we are using them for a variety of tasks. There are various types of computers that have changed how we live in many ways. Watch the following video to learn more about computers.
Video: What is a computer?
Describe the primary parts of a computer
Parts of a computer
A computer consists of many hardware components. Although there are various types of computers, all computers contain a similar set of hardware parts. Each of these hardware parts helps us use and interact with the computer in some way.
Watch the following video to learn about the hardware components that make up a computer.
Video: Parts of a computer
Describe the various types of modern personal computing devices
Types of personal computers
Computers come in many shapes and sizes. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages that make it suitable for certain uses and scenarios.
Watch the following video to learn about the types of personal computers, their differences, and their uses.
Video: Types of personal computers