Embedded Systems

This lesson on “Embedded Systems” is suitable for GCSE Computer Science pupils. It includes an attractive dyslexia friendly PowerPoint presentation that includes differentiated lesson objectives, a video and lots of tasks and questions. It also includes 3 differentiated exam style questions along with a comprehensive 3-page teacher’s lesson plan including all the answers.

This lesson teaches pupils about:

  • What an embedded system is
  • How an embedded system differs from a general purpose computer system
  • Identifying the purpose, input, process and outputs of a variety of embedded systems
  • Identifying the benefits of using embedded systems

Duration: 1 lesson


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  • Systems-Architecture.pdf
  • Embedded-Systems.zip
  • Terms-of-Use.pdf

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Created: Dec 4, 2018

Updated: Oct 7, 2019


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