Lesson 5: Dismantling a Tablet

Building upon their understanding of computer parts from Lesson 2, children compare the similarities and differences between different types of computers before drawing a diagram of a tablet with all of its components

Learning Objectives

  • Decomposing a tablet computer

  • Recognising a tablet is a computer

  • Comparing similarities and differences across different types of computer

  • Using logic to suggest what’s inside a computer

Lesson Plan

Decomposing a tablet computer
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Presentation: Dismantling a tablet

Dismantling a Tablet

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