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Unformatted text preview: What are the Essential Parts of a Computer? Hardware : The physical components of the computer (Motherboard, CPU, RAM, HD, etc.) Software : The programs that run on the computer (BIOS, operating system, word processor, spread sheet). The whole is more than its parts The Essential Parts ABlackBox Inputs Outputs Software (Programs) Input Something happens in here output What surrounds the Black Box? Inputs Keyboard Mouse Internet WWW E-mail Scanner Digital Camera Sensors (GPS, RFID, weight, moisture, etc.) *Outputs Flat screen Projector Printer (B&W laser) Printer (Color Inkjet) Speakers Servo devices Internet ( E-mail) *external memory-hard drive, flash drive...
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- Spring '08