Lesson 2


  • 6670-47 Identify the basic parts of a computer system and the relationships among components.
  • 6670-48 Describe characteristics and functions of CPU’s, motherboards, random access memory (RAM), expansion connections, floppy drives, hard drives, and CD-ROM drivers.
  • 6670-49 Explain the functions and characteristics of system expansion devices (e.g., graphics cards, sound cards, and modems.
  • 6670-50 Demonstrate the use of connectivity devices and peripheral equipment (e.g., portable storage devices, printers, cable modem, and wireless technologies).
  • 6670-51 Perform basic operations in an operating system environment.


Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify and describe standard and specialized input devices.
  • Identify and describe standard and specialized output devices.
  • Connect input and output devices to a computer.
  • Consider computer performance factors.


Textbook (since there is only classroom set, here is PP that is the textbook) 2 Lesson scan copy of textbook copy