Input Devices

Lesson Aim

  • Explain the functions of an input device
  • Identify the main input devices

Your Task

You need to produce a powerpoint presentation about input devices. Your presentation will need a title slide and then a slide for each input device.

Each slide needs  the following

  • Title
  • Image of the input device
  • A couple of pieces of information about the device

You may use the internet to get images and information, but do not copy and paste text.

Use your own words


If you finish the presentation for input devices, create a similar presentation for OUTPUT Devices.

Introduction to Hardware

Introduction to Computer Hardware

Create a Powerpoint presentation about different components within a computer system. Include a picture of each. Explain their function and role. Add information about different type eg SSD or Magnetic Hard Disk. You must include details about the following components:

Hard Disk
Power Supply
Heat Sink

Introduction to networks – Students

Lesson Aim

  • Know the advantages and disadvantages of using a network
  • Know the difference between a LAN and a WAN
  • Know what hardware is required to create a computer network


Download the Spreadsheet and complete the wordsearch

Networks Starter


Network Student Presentation

Lesson 1 – Network Hardware Student


Complete the following Exit Ticket

Exit Ticket

Year 9 – Computer Networks


Networks worksheet

View the worksheet below and answer the questions in your exercise book

Networks worksheet

Once you have finished you may create a network with the network simulation tool.

Network Simulation Tool


Parts of a Computer

Your Task

Your task is to create a presentation in powerpoint describing the different parts that make a computer system. Incluse the following as a minimum

  • CPU
  • Motherboard
  • Hard Disk
  • Power Supply
  • RAM
  • ROM