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1 An Introduction to Computers For Middle School Students Mrs. G-Smith (University of Tennessee)

2 This tutorial has been designed to aid first time computer users. We will focus on basic computer components and their functions. Ask the Media Specialist for information on more in-depth instruction.

3 Computer Components 1.Monitor A monitor displays information in visual form, using text and graphics.

4 2.Central Processing Unit The (CPU), or microprocessor acts as the "brain" of your computer.

5 3. Keyboard A keyboard is used mainly for typing text into your computer. Like the keyboard on a typewriter, it has keys for letters and numbers, but it also has special keys.

6 4. Mouse A mouse is a small device used to point to and select items on your computer screen.

7 5. Speakers Speakers are used to play sound. They may be built into the system unit or connected with cables.

8 6. Modem A modem is a device that connects computer systems to the internet by use of a telephone line or high-speed cable. At school, a bigger modem called a server networks computers.


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