Input Devices

GCSE Computer Science: Input Devices

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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Input Devices

Input devices play an important role in the computer system by transferring data to the computer. The input data can be text, images, sound and product details. In this chapter, some of the most commonly used input devices and their functions are explained.

This GCSE Computer Science module introduces input devices to your students, explaining:

  • What they are
  • How they work
  • What is scanner
  • What is barcode reader
  • How QR code reader works
  • Digital camera
  • Keyboard
  • Pointing Devices
  • Microphones
  • How Touchscreen works
  • What are sensors
  • Interactive Whiteboards

More Computer Hardware Modules

Input Devices is one lesson in our Computer Hardware module. The other hardware lessons can be found below: