Lesson 10: Future Computer

After looking at how far computers have come, children design a computer for the future

Learning Objectives

  • Designing a computer of the future

  • Understanding how computers work

  • Recognising components of a computer and why they are important

  • Knowing how computers evolved over time

  • Using understanding of historic computers in order to design a computer of the future

Lesson Plan

Designing a computer of the future
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Presentation: Future computer


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Cat Lamin,  
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Cat was a committed primary school teacher for twelve years. After starting her independent consultancy ‘Crossover Solutions’ she has travelled to Argentina, Brazil and America to share her wealth of knowledge of computer science with other teachers. Her enjoyment for…
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