Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:
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Learning activity - You are to complete the fill in the blanks on embedded systems.
Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.
Task - Fill in the Blanks Activity
Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice
Question 1 (a)
Question 1 (b)
1 mark per bullet for justification to max 2
A smart watch is not a general-purpose computer
...which means the smart watch has one/limited/specific/dedicated function(s)
Smart watch has a microprocessor
...on a single circuit board
It is a computer system that is built within the watch
Smart watch has built-in OS // difficult to change/manipulate the OS/function
Smart watch has few components all essential to its purpose
Smart watch has specific hardware required to function i.e. speaker/headphones
Answers must be applied to scenario. Do not award generic definitions.
Allow opposite reasons for why a laptop is not an embedded system but do not allow repeated points.