This “Memory & Storage” student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about computer memory and storage to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.2. Memory” and “1.3 Storage” specifications.  Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.


This 22-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.


Table of Contents:

  • Read Only Memory (ROM)
  • The purpose of ROM
  • Random Access Memory (RAM)
  • The purpose of RAM
  • Dynamic RAM (DRAM)
  • Static RAM (SRAM)
  • The difference between ROM and RAM
  • The need for virtual memory
  • Flash memory
  • The need for secondary storage
  • Data capacity and calculation of data requirements
  • Common types of storage
  • Optical
  • Magnetic
  • Solid state
  • Suitable storage devices and storage media for a given application
  • Capacity
  • Speed
  • Portability
  • Durability
  • Reliability
  • Cost

OCR Memory & Storage Workbook

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