j0089184.wmf (7164 bytes)The Parts a Computer

A personal computer can take on many guises.  The most prevalent type of computer available in schools is the IBM-compatible model.  Some schools opt for the Macintosh platform which can be an "all-in-one" unit or a modular unit. Modular units usually consist of the following separate components:

The Computer

The Monitor

The Keyboard

The Mouse

The Floppy Diskette Drive

The CD-ROM Drive

Peripherals