IB Comp Sci SL - August 25 2016 Lesson Notes

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Class plan.png What are we going to learn today?[edit]

  1. You will complete a quiz
  2. You will learn to outline the architecture of the central processing unit (CPU) and the functions of the arithmetic logic unit (ALU) and the control unit (CU) and the registers within the CPU.
  3. You will describe primary memory.
  4. You will describe secondary memory.
  5. You will explain the use of cache memory.
  6. You will explain the machine instruction cycle.

Homework.png Homework[edit]

  1. Please study the following pages:
    1. Primary memory
    2. Architecture of the central processing unit (CPU)
    3. Cache memory
    4. The machine instruction cycle

Target.png How am I being assessed today?[edit]

  1. I will be using formative assessment today to ensure you understand our content.

Ourstandards.png Standards we are covering today[edit]

Computer1.png As a computer scientist, you have:[edit]

  • Confidence in dealing with complexity
  • Persistence in working with difficult problems
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • The ability to deal with open-ended problems
  • The ability to communicate and work with others to achieve a common goal or solution

Credit.png Credits[edit]