Embedded Systems

This lesson on Embedded Systems is suitable for GCSE Computer Science pupils. This lesson is suitable for teaching the new updated syllabus starting September 2020 including the OCR GCSE Computer Science (J277) and AQA GCSE Computer Science (8520).

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: Jun 5, 2020


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