Lesson 4: Computer Memory

Pupils take part in a number of different games to develop their understanding of the purpose of the various parts of a computer, including the ROM, RAM and Hard Drives

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the purpose of computer parts

  • Explaining that a computer is made up of many parts

  • Suggesting the purpose of each part

  • Using a QR code

Lesson Plan

The purpose of the different parts of a computer
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Presentation: Computer memory


QR code scanning guidance
Scavenger hunt clues
Scavenger hunt answer sheet
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Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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