Essential Question: How the basics of a computer impact everyday life?

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1. UQ: What are the functions of the main components of the computer?

1.1. Hardware Specifications

1.2. Functions of the Computer

1.2.1. Data Input

1.2.2. Process

1.2.3. Storage

1.2.4. Final Output

1.3. Input Devices

1.4. Output Devices

1.5. Central Processing Unit

1.6. Data Storage

1.6.1. Main Memory

1.6.2. Secondary Storage

2. UQ: Why computers are so useful and important in the world today?

2.1. The main differences between Information Technology (IT), Information and Communication Technology and Computer Science?

2.1.1. Information Technology (IT)

2.1.2. Information and Computer Technology (ICT)

2.1.3. Computer Science

2.2. Types of Computers

2.3. Real world applications of the computer

2.3.1. Business and Industry

2.3.2. Education and Government

2.3.3. Medicine and Science

2.3.4. Media and Entertainment

2.4. Benefits of the computer

2.4.1. Reliability, Accuracy, Consistency, Speed, Storage Capacity, Cost-effectiveness and Convenience

2.5. Careers in ICT

3. UQ: How can the different types of software be used to benefit society?

3.1. Software and its uses

3.2. System Software

3.3. Application Software

4. UQ: How can the proper use and care for the computer maximize its performance?

4.1. Methods for caring for the computer

4.2. Keyboarding techniques

4.3. File management operations

4.4. Computer Maintenance