IB Year 2 Higher Level Computer Science

Wednesday 20 October 2021 - Block 4, Room C152
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Daily Note


  1. We will yet again review control systems.

    A control system is a type of computer system that manages, commands and directs other devices or systems. There are open and closed loop control systems. They usually take an input, process it and get an output.
  2. Control Systems 
  3. Microprocessors and sensor input in control systems
  4. Input devices for the collection of data
  5. Sensor, the processor and an output transducer
  6. Feedback
  7. Social impacts and ethical considerations associated with the use of embedded systems

    Distributed systems
  8. Distributed systems
  9. Autonomous agents


A little less comfortable

A little more comfortable

Our Big idea

The big idea for today is Control.

The essential questions for this topic are:

What is a control system? How does a control system work?

It takes time to explore and really understand a big idea. If you want to
learn more about control (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 today ==  testing_day_for_me:
         remember to go get tested!
  2. IF today == Friday: