Mobile Phone Operating Systems

Lesson Aim

  • Understand the need for an OS (Operating System)
  • Know the difference between open-source and propietary software

Main Task

Your task is to create a presentation about the the 3 major mobile phone operating systems. Include a slide on the positives and negatives of each Operating System. Identify whether they are open source or proprietary pieces of software. At the end create a slide giving your view on which OS is the best.

Computer Software

Lesson Aim

  • Know the difference between Proprietary and Open source software
  • Know what custom written and off shelf software are

Main Task

Create a powerpoint explaining what each of the above types of software are and what are the advantages and disadvantages of using the different types of software

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