Could you cope without microcontrollers in your life?

In this lesson, we will take a look at some of the products in a house that you could not do without, and consider what life might be like without microcontrollers.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the following is a picture of?

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Q2.A microprocessor is a ...

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Q3.Do you think this central heating systems contains a microprocessor or a microcontroller?

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Q4.Do you think this memory stick is for RAM or ROM?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the following is a picture of?

1/4

Q2.A microprocessor is a ...

2/4

Q3.Do you think this central heating systems contains a microprocessor or a microcontroller?

3/4

Q4.Do you think this memory stick is for RAM or ROM?

4/4

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Could you cope without microcontrollers in your life?

Please select the correct true or false response for each question now you have finished the lesson.

Q1.A microcontroller is ...

1/4

Q2.How do you think your phone can control the heating in your home?

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Q3.Why are flowchart symbols used when a list of bullet points could be just as easy to read?

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Q4.What is the picture below a picture of?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Could you cope without microcontrollers in your life?

Please select the correct true or false response for each question now you have finished the lesson.

Q1.A microcontroller is ...

1/4

Q2.How do you think your phone can control the heating in your home?

2/4

Q3.Why are flowchart symbols used when a list of bullet points could be just as easy to read?

3/4

Q4.What is the picture below a picture of?

4/4

Lesson summary: Could you cope without microcontrollers in your life?

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