Lesson: AHS Robotics Introduction to Computers

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The goal of this lesson is to explore the history and parts of the computer. The lesson utilizes resources from Intel's "The Journey Inside: The Computer" series.

Students will be able to:

1. List examples of early calculating machines

2. Describe the four problems of tube-based computer

3. Describe the function of a transistor

4.  Describe the four parts of a computer

5.  Categorize a given computer part

6. Distinguish between storage drives and memory chips

7. Distinguish between RAM, ROM and Flash memory chips

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