2B 19.05.20 To identify the purpose of computer parts

Last week, we labelled different parts of a computer and identified items within our homes and the environment that were computerised. Let’s play a game to refresh our memory.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbhgjxs/articles/z9myvcw

Today, we are going to learn how the different parts help the computer to function. Click on the link below and play the matching game. Once you have matched a pair, click on them to find out their job.

https://matchthememory.com/computermatch

Please answer the questions below. You will find all the information to do so in the matching game above.

What is a cursor and what is it used for?

What is a mouse and what is it used for?

Why would I use headphones when using a computer?

17 thoughts on “2B 19.05.20 To identify the purpose of computer parts

  1. A cursor is the small arrow that shows on the screen, it is used to make a selection when using a mouse.
    A mouse is a little device that you move with your hand which then moves the cursor on the screen.
    To listen to a website or programme instruction. To not disturb others with what I am listening to. To not distract others from what they are doing.

  2. 1) A cursor is a small arrow on the screen that moves when you move the mouse. The cursor is used to make a selection.
    2) A little device that you move with your hand which then moves the cursor on the screen.
    3) Wear your headphones to listen to website and program instruction.

  3. 1. Cursor. A movable indicator on a computer on a computer screen to identify a point.
    2. Mouse. A small handled device which is moved across a flat surface to move the cursor on a computer screen.
    3. Headphones. A pair of earphones joined by a band placed over the head for listening to audio signals such as music or speech.

  4. What is a cursor and what is it used for?
    A cursor is something that pops up on the screen and it is used for clicking on things.
    What is a mouse and what is it used for?
    A mouse is something that controls the cursor and it is used for moving the cursor around.
    Why would I use headphones when using a computer?
    I would use headphones when using a computer so I can listen to something privately, clearly and loud.

  5. A cursor is used to see were you on the screen and click it.
    A mouse is used to move the cursor, click and select functions.
    You would use headphone on a computer so you don’t disturb anyone else.

  6. A cursor is used for clicking on programs or anythign else on a screen.
    A mouse is a device that is used to move the cursor around the screen.
    I would use headphones so I can hear more clearly what the computer is saying.

  7. Headphone : Wear your headphone to listen to website and program instruction
    Mouse:A little device that you move your hand which then moves the cursor on the screen.
    cursor : usually a small arrow on the screen that mores when you move the mouse. The cursor is used to make a selection.

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