How Computers Work: Lesson for Kids


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The _____ is the hidden main control center for the computer.

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1. What part of the computer allows you to type letters, numbers, and symbols to create documents and emails?

2. The _____ is the main circuitboard inside of a computer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Computers have changed the world, but how do they work? See what you know about computer facts and parts by using the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you see how much you know about:

  • A circular loop inside computers
  • The hidden main control center of a computer
  • An example of an external part of a computer
  • Information stored on a computer's hard drive

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about parts of a computer
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the main circuitboard inside a computer
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on how computers work

Additional Learning

Learn more material about computers using the lesson called How Computers Work: Lesson for Kids. Other topics you can go over include:

  • Computer hard drives
  • External parts of a computer
  • What computers allow you to do