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What Are Input and Output Devices?

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Title:

What Are Input and Output Devices?

URL:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zx8hpv4

Content Source:

Other
BBC
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This site offers informational text, video, and interactive activities to help students understand input and output devices. 

Input is data that a computer receives. Output is data that a computer sends.

Computers only work with digital information. Any input that a computer receives must be digitized.

Often data has to be converted back to an analog format when it's output, for example, the sound from a computer's speakers.

Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
18) Label visible components of digital devices.

Examples: Visible input and output components such as USB, touch screen, keyboard, audio and video connectors, speakers.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify the visible pieces of digital devices.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • screen
  • keyboard
  • mouse
  • port
  • speakers
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • various observable parts of digital devices by name.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify observable parts of digtial devices orally or by labeling.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • various parts of digital devices have a specific name.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
17) Explain the purposes of visible input and output components of digital devices.

Examples: Purpose of keyboard, mouse, ports, printers, etc.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will identify and explain the purpose of visible input and output components.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • input
  • output
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • different computing devices have additional pieces that serve different functions.
  • functions of various input and output components.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify the input or output component needed for a job they are doing.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • there are additional components that may or may not be needed to perform a specific tasks such as printer to print paper or a keyboard for entering data.
Tags: devices, input, output
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Author: Aimee Bates