IB Year 1 Higher Level Computer Science

Tuesday 18 October 2022 - Block 4, Room C152
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Daily Note

We are going to learn about computer organization today! 

Please write any questions or wonderings about computer organization on our jamboard.

  1. We are going to learn about:
    1. We will review how fast primary memory is
    2. The machine instruction cycle (video)
    3. Persistent storage (video)
    4. Cache memory (video)
    5. Operating system (video)
    6. Application software
  2. Wehave a formative quiz on Thursday


Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Computer organization.

The essential questions for this topic are:

How does a computer actually work? You know, like, really?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about computer organization (which is connected to today's daily note), please click here .

We are learning this because as a designers must understand scientific and technical innovation. Designers use systems, models, methods, and processes to solve problems.

Reminders & routines:

Please read and follow these reminders:

  1. IF this_class == first_class_of_day:
  2. IF today == Friday: