Network Topologies A Level Resources

A Level Computer Science: Network topologies

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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Network topologies

The arrangement of the various devices in a network is called its topology. There are four main topologies such as bus, ring, star and mesh.

This A Level Computer Science module introduces network topologies to your students, explaining:

  • The different arrangements of various devices in a network
  • The advantages and disadvantages of each of the arrangements
  • How data is sent from sender to receiver
  • Physical topolgy vs. logical topology

More Exchanging data Modules

Network topologies is one lesson in our Exchanging data module. The other theory lessons can be found below: