2W 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?

18 thoughts on “2W 19.05.20 To identify the purpose of computer parts

  1. A cursor is usually a small arrow on the screen that moves when you move the mouse. The cursor is used to make a selection.
    A mouse is a little device that you move with your hand. It is used to move the cursor on the screen.
    You would use headphones when using a computer to listen to website and program instructions.

  2. I played both games.

    What is a cursor and what is it used for?
    A cursor is an indicator used to show the current position of someone on a computer monitor or another device.

    What is a mouse and what is it used for?
    A computer mouse is a hand-held pointing device.

    Why would I use headphones when using a computer?
    To make it easier to listen to something.

  3. 1)A cursor is a little arrow you see on the screen that connects to your mouse.
    2)A mouse is a part of a computer that you use to move things around on your computer screen.
    3) Headphones are used to not get distracted and not to disturb other’s.

  4. A cursor is used for clicking on things.
    A mouse is used for moving the cursor around the screen.you use head phones for you to hear noises from the computer.

    • Hey Umama, I miss our little computer wizz 🙋🏽‍♀️ Let us know how you get on with the task and remember to answer the questions in full.

    • 1. The curse is when we move the mouse and the arrow comes on the screen.
      2.The mouse is a device we move with our hands and we can control curse.
      3. To listen to something on the computer.

    • Hello Khadija, can you tell me what you liked about the computer game? Do you think you could have a go at answering the questions that have been set for you?

    • 1. A cursor is a tool on a computer that shows a mouse pointer is or where you typenthe next character
      2. A mouse is a device and help navigate on the computer.
      3. You use headphones on a Computer when you want to stop noise

  5. A cursor is when we move the moues a small arrow comes on the screen .
    A mouse is a little divides out your hand on it and then the cursors moves it around.
    So you would have them so if there are any sounds you can hear them.

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