Covers syllabus 8.1.2
(all links below are to documents on google drive)
Driving Question 1 - What does it take to make a computer system?
Driving Question 2 - What is a software program
Drive Question 3 - How does hardware work?
Driving Question 4 - How does hardware and software interact?
Hardware and Software revision questions covering DQ 1- 4 worksheet
Playlist of YouTube videos on Hardware and Software concepts
Video: Intro to Computer Architecture
General overview of Hardware and Software of computers, based on von Neumann architecture. Covers the basics of hardware and software from the syllabus.
Video: Fetch-Decode-Execute Cycle
Looks at the how the fetch execute cycle runs for one instruction, increment A (eg add one to the number that is already is stored in register A). Worth watching good match to concepts/terminology in the syllabus for the fetch-execute cycle.
Video: See How the CPU Works In One Lesson
Goes through the concept of how a CPU works, covering more technique concepts. Watch if you want to know more about how a computer works. Doesn’t use all the terminology of the syllabus
Example of a CPU simulator to see processing of machine code in the CPU
HTML/CSS introduction, practical activity introducing div tags and CSS - worksheet
Find online tutorials covering basics of HTML5 and CSS3