Computer Memory

GCSE Computer Science: ​Computer Memory

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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​Computer Memory

Memory is the space where data and programs are stored. Data in memory is accessed through instructions from the CPU. Memory in a computer system is classified into primary and secondary memory. In this article, types of memory and their specific functions are explained.

This GCSE Computer Science module introduces ​​computer ​memory to your students, explaining:

  • ​What is primary memory
  • ​What is ​random access memory (RAM)​
  • ​What is ​read only memory (ROM
  • ​Flash memory
  • ​How virtual memory works

More ​Memory and Data Storage Modules

​Computer Memory is one lesson in our ​Memory and Data Storage module. The other ​memory lessons can be found below: