Computer systems and system software
In this lesson, you will discover two types of computer systems: general purpose and embedded. Following this, you will explore the need for system software to facilitate communication between software and hardware in computer systems. You will explain the role of an operating system in controlling a computer while it is running.
Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:
- Click "Close Video"
- Click "Next" to view the activity
Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.
These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.