Operating systems

KS3 Computer Science​: ​Operating systems

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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An ​Operating systems

​What is an operating system? It manages the software and hardware that make up the computer system. Acts as an interface between the user and important applications for managing the computer.

This ​KS3 Operating systems module introduces computers to your students, explaining:

  • ​Hardware vs. software (types)
  • ​Functions of operating systems
  • ​Types of operating systems

More Computer Theory Modules

​Operating systems is one lesson in our Computer Theory module. The other theory lessons can be found below: