Computer Parts

SOL  6-8.3,6-8.5
Objective: Create a PowerPoint presentation that explains what each of the different computer parts are.
Before - Discuss the uses of PowerPoint / Create a Circle Map of different computer parts and what they do.
Parts of a computer
  • PC / System Unit
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Motherboard
  • RAM
  • CPU
  • Power Supply
  1. Create a slide in PowerPoint for each of the above items. Each slide should contain the following:
    1. Word Art
    2. Clip Art or Picture
    3. Background
    4. One paragraph explanation of each part in your own words
    5. Custom Animation
    6. Slide Transition
    7. Action Buttons
    8. The URL you used to find the information for your slide.

  2. Use the following links to search for each of the items and write a one paragraph description in your own words on each slide.
  3. Create a title slide that has each of the parts listed. Create a link that links each part listed to its page.
After - Have students evaluate each others work - Think/Pair/Share