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Information that is put into the computer is called...
Input
Microchips or disk drives that store information in the computer....
Memory
What carries out the instructions given to the computer?
Information Processing
What is output?
information that is sent out of the computer as sound, text, graphics, or vides
What are the four steps when using a computer system?
1. input
2. memory
3. information processing
4. output
The parts of the computer system that you can see and touch are....
Hardware
Programs or instructions that tell the computer what to do
software
This allows users to see what the are working on...
Monitor
This is a device that allows you to type instructons into the computer...
Keyboard
These are output devices that allow you to hear sounds from the computer.
Speakers
This is an input device that allows you to point and click instructions into a computer...
Mouse
This is used to transmit information from one computer to another over phone lines or cable...
Modem
This is a built in drive that holds a hard disk, which stores information...
Hard Drive
This is the brains of the computer; it is a microchip that carries out instructions given to the computer...
Microprocessor
This is a thin plastic disk coated with magnetic material, which stores small amounts of information...
Floppy Disk
Instructions permanently stored in a computer ROM
Read Only Memory
This is memory stored in a computer for a short time; Random Access Memory
RAM
This is the world wide web of computers connected through phone lines or cables...
Internet
This is a way of sending messages electronically from one computer to another..
E-mail
This is an input device used to put the image of a picture or a document into the computer...
Scanner
This is another name for a personal computer....
PC
This is a computer network that manages network resources
Server
This is a common connection point for devices in a network...
Hub
What are the 3 actions of the computer?
Fetch
Decode
Execute
This means to get a piece of computer information from memory...
Fetch
When a computer translates information it receives into computer language
Decode
Who is your favorite computer teacher?

( This will affect your grade!)
Mr. Schild