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Memory

OCR GCSE Computer Science Memory Objectives: Describe the differences between ROM and RAM Explain the need for ROM in a computer system Describe the purpose of RAM in a computer system Explain how the amount of RAM in a PC affects its performance Explain the need for virtual memory Describe cache memory Describe flash memory Discuss how changes in memory technologies are leading to innovative computer designs
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CPU - An introduction

CPU - An introduction

OCR GCSE Computer Science The Central Processing Unit Objectives: State the purpose of the CPU Describe the function of the CPU as fetching and executing instructions stored in memory Explain how common characteristics of CPU’s such as clock speed, cache size and number of cores affect performance.
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Secondary Storage Devices

Secondary Storage Devices

OCR Computer Science Secondary Storage Devices Objectives: Explain the need for secondary storage Understand the three main storage types Optical Magnetic Solid State Learn the characteristics of secondary storage
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Ethics debates for AQA GCSE Computer Science 9-1 8520

Ethics debates for AQA GCSE Computer Science 9-1 8520

A PowerPoint presentation with over 100 ethical and legal debates for AQA Computer Science 9-1 (8520) Investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies while considering: ethical issues legal issues cultural issues environmental issues. privacy issues. Written by subject specialists, with in depth debates that are relevant to students. Content covers AI, automation, gaming, privacy, hacking, security, cloud services, piracy, copyright, algorithms, emerging technology, wearable technology and more! The pack includes a voting card that you may choose to use for students to vote, or students can move from one side of the room to another. A great resource that can be used for starters or plenaries, and can also become the basis of an entire lesson.
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GCSE Computer Science Paper 1 and 2 Mock Exam Bundle in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

GCSE Computer Science Paper 1 and 2 Mock Exam Bundle in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

This bundle contains paper 1 and paper 2 of my painstakingly created custom exam papers for GCSE Computer Science. Both come with an exam board level mark scheme to ensure accurate assessment. Designed in the style and proportions of the AQA 8520 Spec but also suitable for OCR and other boards. Also contains a mock NEA assessment which is useful for developing programming skills and may become more useful if the NEA becomes an assessed piece again.
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GCSE Computer Science Paper 2 Mock Exam in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

GCSE Computer Science Paper 2 Mock Exam in style of AQA New Spec Grade 9 - 1 8520

This is a full mock/practice paper 2 for the new specification GCSE Computer Science. It is based on the AQA 8520 style of exams and heavily influenced by the AQA specimen and includes a full exam board level mark scheme. It would also be suitable for assessing OCR and other exam boards. Currently, there are very few full practices papers online so I decided to make this one. A huge amount of time was invested to make sure it covers the full specification of the new GCSE, so you can actually assess what is necessary. It uses the same proportions of topics and assessment points at the AQA specimen paper so you can accurately attain what your students know or need to work on. Paper 1 is also available. Hope it helps! Toby Watkins
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