You should be able to…

  • Understand the difference between RAM and ROM
  • Understand purpose of ROM in a computer system
  • Understand purpose of RAM in a computer system
  • Explain the need for virtual memory
  • Understand the characteristics of flash memory

Watch video 1 below…

I would now like you to do the following with the support of page 4 in your revision guide:

  • Add the title ‘MEMORY’ to a new page in the theory section of your exercise book.
  • Create and fill in a table like the one shown below:


Using your revision guide and video 2 above can you write in your own words a small paragraph that explains the following term:

  1. Virtual Memory (Video 2)

Now have a go at the Knowledge Check!